kilogram force


[kil-uh-gram-fawrs, -fohrs]
noun Physics.
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
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1955–60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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