kilo kilo  /ˈkɪ ˌloʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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Usage(s):

  1. A defense audio expert testified that the word was payroll and not kilo.
  2. What Wu sells to wholesalers for $80 a kilo can be resold to Westerners for 30 times that, or more than double the average yearly income in China.
  3. Weighing in at less than half a kilo and powered by a 1-GHz Transmeta processor, the FlipStart measures just 15 cm wide, 10 cm deep and 2.

News

  1. Parisians can pay for clothes by kilo

    When I saw the morning crowd already at the Kilo Shop, I understood. There is a thrill to a bargain. There is a thrill to piles of stuff where only you will discover the treasure.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Troopers seize kilo of cocaine worth $84,000 in traffic stop

    A separate stop nets more than a pound of marijuana in Lorain County. A man from California is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized a kilo of cocaine, worth an estimated $84,000 following a traffic stop in Williams County.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Norwalk Reflector

  3. Turnpike bust finds kilo of cocaine

    BRYAN, Ohio – A California man is being held in the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio after a kilo of cocaine was found in a vehicle.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

Quotes

  1. "It is an adventure to get out of your house to fetch a kilo of tomatoes or something," said Abu Yasser, a father of four.
    on Jan 2, 2009 By: Yasser Arafat Source: Reuters

  2. "The Syrian regime should immediately free all political prisoners, including Aref Dalila, Michel Kilo, Anwar al-Bunni, Mahmoud Issa, and Kamal Labwani," Bush said. "I am deeply troubled by reports that some ailing political prisoners are...
    on Dec 13, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Washington Post

  3. "He is a big man and it's very important for a 120-kilo (260-pound) man to keep his balance, but he couldn't," Valuev said.
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Nikolai Valuev Source: USA Today

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