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2 entries found for kilogram.
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Main Entry: ki·lo·gram
Pronunciation: primarystresskemacron-lschwa-secondarystressgram, primarystresskil-schwa-
Function: noun
1 : the basic unit of mass in the metric system that has been accepted by international agreement and is nearly equal to the mass of 1000 cubic centimeters of water at its highest density -- see METRIC SYSTEM table
2 : the weight of a kilogram mass on the earth <he weighs 80 kilograms> -- see METRIC SYSTEM table

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