AskDefine | Define kilo

Dictionary Definition

kilo n : one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds" [syn: kilogram, kg]

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English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. Short form of kilogram.
  2. The letter K in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

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Finnish

Etymology 1

Noun

  1. shine
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

  1. kilogram

French

Pronunciation

  • lang=fr|/ki.lɔ/
  • SAMPA: /ki.lO/

Noun

kilo m

Latvian

Noun

kilo m

Polish

Noun

  1. kilogram (unit of mass equal to 1000 grams)

Romani

Noun

kilo m

Spanish

Noun

  1. kilo

Swedish

Noun

  1. kilogram (unit of mass equal to 1000 grams)

Extensive Definition

kilo- is a metric prefix.
Kilo may also refer to:
  • Kilo, Espoo, a district of Espoo, Finland
  • KILO, a Colorado radio station
  • Kilo class submarine, the NATO reporting name for a type of Russian submarine
  • Kilo Ali, also known as Kilo, a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Kilo, kilometre track cycling time trial
Kilo may also be used for:

See also

kilo in German: Kilo
kilo in Modern Greek (1453-): Κιλό
kilo in Esperanto: Kilo
kilo in Indonesian: Kilo
kilo in Italian: Kilo
kilo in Hebrew: תחיליות במערכת היחידות הבינלאומית#.D7.A7.D7.99.D7.9C.D7.95
kilo in Dutch: Kilo
kilo in Low German: Kilo (mehrdüdig Begreep)
kilo in Portuguese: Quilo (desambiguação)
kilo in Swedish: Kilo
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