Science / Chemistry / Kilo: Prefix used in the SI system meaning 'one thousand of'. For example 1 km means 'one thousand meters'; 2.8 kg could also be written '2.8 × 103 g' or '2800 g'.

Kilojoule (Kj)

Health / Vitamins / Kilojoule (Kj): A measurement of the energy in food. 1 calorie is equal to 4.2 kilojoules. MORE

Kilogram (Kg)

Health / Vitamins / Kilogram (Kg): Unit of measurement of mass. 1 kilogram is equivalent to 2.2 pounds. MORE


Technology / Motors / Kilowatt: Since the watt is a relatively small unit of power, the kilowatt (kw), 1,000 watts, is used where larger units of power measurements are desirable. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Kilogram: The kilogram (kg) is the base unit of mass in the SI system of units. The standard kilogram is a 1 kg corrosion resistant platinum/iridium cylinder, carefully preserved in the suburbs of Paris (with a MORE

Kilowatt (Kw)

Business / Construction / Kilowatt (Kw): One thousand watts. A kilowatt hour is the base unit used in measuring electrical consumption. Also see watt. MORE


Life Style / Travel / Kilometer: A measure of distance used in almost all other countries, at about 5/8 mile. MORE