kilogram

Pronunciation

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Pronunciation

- IPA: /ˈkɪləɡɹæm/

**kilogram** (*plural* kilograms)

- In the International System of Units, the base unit of mass; conceived of as the mass of one litre of water, but now defined by taking the fixed numerical value of the Planck constant
*math**h*to be 6.626 070 15 × 10^{-34}when expressed in units of kg⋅m^{2}⋅s^{−1}. Symbol: kg - (
*proscribed*) The unit of weight such that a one-kilogram mass is also a one-kilogram weight.

- French: kilogramme, kilo
- German: Kilogramm
- Italian: chilogrammo, chilo
- Portuguese: quilograma
- Russian: килогра́мм
- Spanish: kilogramo, quilogramo

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