kilometer kilometer  /kə ˈlɑ mə tər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Then, in quick succession, 100 kilometers, 100 miles, 200 kilometers, 200 miles, 500 kilometers.
  2. Six women rallied around her, carrying her through a gauntlet of attackers to a waiting car, which drove a kilometer to a police station.

News

  1. Scottish Running

    From left, Kylie, Brock, and Fiona McLeod of Corvallis dash down the beach in the “Kilted Kilometer,” hosted by the Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games at Nye Beach on Friday, June 7. The event, part of the “Fringe Friday” events hosted by the festival, required entrants to complete the event in a kilt.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Newport News-Times

  2. Get ready for Fall City Days Fun Run

    The 24th Annual Fall City Days Fun Run will be held on Saturday, June 15.The event includes a 10-kilometer, 5-kilometer and a one-kilometer Kids Run. The starting line is in front of Farmhouse Market located at 33521 SE Redmond-Fall City Road, near Olive Taylor Quigley Park, in downtown Fall City.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Snoqualmie Valley Record

  3. UltraRope Lightweight Elevator System Can Double the Maximum Run to 1 Kilometer, Says KONE

    KONE's patented elevator technology, named KONE UltraRope, is lightweight, durable, can save on operating costs and can increase the maximum elevator run to 1 kilometer, says KONE.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Engineering News-Record

Quotes

  1. "Georgia will never give up a square kilometer of its territory," Saakashvili told a news conference alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
    on Aug 17, 2008 By: Mikhail Saakashvili Source: Hindu

  2. "I'm motivated and ready to race, but I see this edition as very difficult, because everything depends on the 28-kilometer time trial (Tuesday), since the mountain finishes will be for arriving in the group," Contador said. "I'll do a test on...
    on Mar 22, 2009 By: Alberto Contador Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "It's just not right for someone a kilometer away to interfere and start taking photos ...... The right to a private life must have greater protection when important guests are present," Berlusconi said.
    on Jun 5, 2009 By: Silvio Berlusconi Source: National Post

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