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kilogram-force

[kil-uh-gram-fawrs, -fohrs] /ˈkɪl əˌgræmˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs/
noun, Physics.
1.
a meter-kilogram-second unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity, when acting on a mass of one kilogram.
Abbreviation: kgf.
Compare newton.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60
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