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ki luh gram

  • n  one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
    a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds

  • Warhead: Contact fuse, 300 pounds (135 kilograms); delayed fuse penetrator, heavyweight, 300 pounds (135 kilograms).
  • In a family of noisy eaters, he is perhaps the loudest, at least in decibel-to-kilogram ratio.
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 15, 2013 - WKBW-TV Buffalo
  • 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.
    June 13, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  • Robert Zoellick in The Age
    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.
  • Norbert Haug in Montreal Gazette
    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."
  • Brett Lee in Courier Mail
    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...

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