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kilogram in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkilogramkil‧o‧gram (also kilogramme British English) /ˈkɪləɡræm/ ●●● S3 W3 noun [countable] (written abbreviation kg) 🔊 🔊 TMa unit for measuring weight, equal to 1,000 grams
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kilogramOne mole of an un-ionized solute dissolved in 1 kilogram of water lowers the freezing point 1. 86-6.It is available in 250 gram and 400 gram bags as well as 20 kilogram bales, to suit individual requirements.Two years ago it fetched almost $ 2 a kilogram.The billet has to be highly dense and of high integrity and will be used to make new kilogram mass standards.It is the number of moles of solute in one kilogram of solvent.On the Space Shuttle, that cost is close to $ 10,000 per kilogram.Extracted hazardous materials Crec charges its clients 82 cents per kilogram to dismantle computers in a factory once used to manufacture them.Its base unit is the kilogram although in chemical calculations it is often more convenient to use grams.