kiloton

[kil-uh-tuhn]
noun
1.
a unit of weight, equal to 1000 tons.
2.
an explosive force equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT.

Origin:
1945–50; kilo- + ton1

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kiloton (ˈkɪləʊˌtʌn)
 
n
1.  one thousand tons
2.  an explosive power, esp of a nuclear weapon, equal to the power of 1000 tons of TNT

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