kilogram

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human fetus whose weight is less than 0.5 kilogram when removed or expelled from the mother's body abortus
unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food Calorie , kilocalorie , kilogram calorie , large calorie , nutritionist's calorie
metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints) cubic decimeter , cubic decimetre , l , liter , litre
metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram g , gm , gram , gramme
complete metric system of units of measurement for scientists; fundamental quantities are length (meter) and mass (kilogram) and time (second) and electric current (ampere) and temperature (kelvin) and amount of matter (mole) and luminous intensity (cande International System , International System of Units , SI , SI system , Systeme International , Systeme International d'Unites
kilogram of a narcotic drug key
unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter kilogram-meter
decimal system of weights and measures based on the meter and the kilogram and the second metric system
concentration measured by the number of moles of solute per kilogram of solvent molal concentration , molality
unit of force equal to the force that imparts an acceleration of 1 m/sec/sec to a mass of 1 kilogram; equal to 100,000 dynes N , newton
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