kilogram kilogram  /ˈkɪ lə ˌɡræm/

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. In a family of noisy eaters, he is perhaps the loudest, at least in decibel-to-kilogram ratio.
  2. But new research indicates that where on your body you pack on extra kilograms may provide a clue to determining which diet will work best for you.
  3. Over the past two years, seven women in Japan, Singapore and China have died due to the toxicity of the substances they ingested in the hope of shedding offending kilograms.

News

  1. Buffalo Man Convicted on Drug Charges

    BUFFALO, N.Y.-- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Alejandro Navarro-Gonzalez, 31, of Buffalo, N.Y., was convicted after a jury trial of possession with intent to distribute a kilogram or more of heroin and maintaining a drug involved premises.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WKBW-TV Buffalo

  2. Cocaine seized on Ohio Turnpike

    Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized a kilogram of cocaine valued at $84,000 after a traffic stop Tuesday on the Ohio Turnpike in Williams County.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  3. Troopers seize kilo of cocaine in Williams traffic stop

    Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized a kilogram of cocaine valued at $84,000 on Tuesday following a traffic stop on the Ohio Turnpike.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

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Quotes

  1. "In Bangladesh a two-kilogram bag of rice now consumes almost half of the daily income of a poor family. With little margin for survival, rising prices, too, often means fewer meals," Mr Zoellick said.
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Robert Zoellick Source: The Age

  2. "In the past you had three stints each with 50-kilogram fuel loads," Haug said. "Now, you start with 150 kg. (Tomorrow's race) is probably going to be the biggest challenge since the beginning of the season."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Norbert Haug Source: Montreal Gazette

  3. "I've been trying to put a bit of weight back on but having giardia didn't help," Lee said. "I am still probably about a kilogram down on where I want to be. But, most importantly, the pace is getting better. I bowled a couple of 146km/h...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: Brett Lee Source: Courier Mail

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