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KILO

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does kilo mean? 

KILO (noun)
  The noun KILO has 1 sense:

1. one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

  Familiarity information: KILO used as a noun is very rare.


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KILO (noun)


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Meaning:

One thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

kg; kilo; kilogram

Context example:

a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds

Hypernyms ("kilo" is a kind of...):

metric weight unit; weight unit (a decimal unit of weight based on the gram)

Meronyms (parts of "kilo"):

hectogram; hg (100 grams)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "kilo"):

key (a kilogram of a narcotic drug)

Holonyms ("kilo" is a part of...):

myg; myriagram (one ten thousandth of a centner)


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