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:

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