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ki•lo



Pronunciation: (kē'lō, kil'ō), [key]
n.,
pl. -los.

1. kilogram.
2. kilometer.
3. (a word used in communications to represent the letter K.)

kilo-




a Greek combining form meaning “thousand,” introduced from French in the nomenclature of the metric system (kiloliter); on this model, used in the formation of compound words in other scientific measurements (kilowatt).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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