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English Dictionary: kilogram by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
kilogram
n
  1. one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"
    Synonym(s): kilogram, kg, kilo
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Kilogram \Kil"o*gram\, Kilogramme \Kil"o*gramme\, n. [F.
      kilogramme; pref. kilo- (fr. Gr. chi`lioi a thousand ) +
      gramme. See 3d {Gram}.]
      A measure of weight, being a thousand grams, equal to 2.2046
      pounds avoirdupois (15,432.34 grains). It is equal to the
      weight of a cubic decimeter of distilled water at the
      temperature of maximum density, or 39[deg] Fahrenheit.
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