Kilogram (noun)

  1. The base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), equivalent to the mass of one liter of water.
  2. A unit of weight equal to 1,000 grams, used especially in the metric system.

Origin:

The word "kilogram" is derived from the french word kilogramme, which was based on the greek word kilogramma, meaning "a thousand grams".

Examples:

  1. A kilogram of sugar was needed for the recipe.
  2. The scale measured the weight of the package in kilograms.
  3. The gold bar weighed 5 kilograms.
  4. She converted the pounds to kilograms to compare the weight.
  5. The scientist measured the mass of the object in kilograms.
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