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Kilo
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noun
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adjective
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(As a noun)

### Kilo ( noun )

A unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI) that is equal to one thousand grams (1 kg = 1,000 g).

### Origin:

The word kilo comes from the greek word "khilioi" which means "thousand". it is the base unit of mass in the international system of units (si) and is equal to one thousand grams.

### Examples:

- I bought a kilo of potatoes for my recipe.
- He weighed the fish and it was a little over a kilo.
- She converted the pounds to kilos to know the weight in her own system.
- The package weighed two kilos.
- The gold bar was worth several kilos.

(As an adjective)

### Kilo ( adjective )

Relating to or equivalent to one thousand units or one thousandth of a unit.

### Origin:

The word kilo comes from the greek word "khilioi" which means "thousand". it is the base unit of mass in the international system of units (si) and is equal to one thousand grams.

### Examples:

- The kilo-volt transformer is used for high voltage transmission.
- The kilo-watt hour is a unit of energy.
- The kilo-byte is a unit of digital information.
- The kilo-meter is a unit of distance.
- The kilo-hertz is a unit of frequency.