Kil"o*gram (?), Kil"o*gramme, n. [F. kilogramme; pref. kilo- (fr. Gr. chi`lioi a thousand ) + gramme. See 3d Gram.]
A measure of weight, being a thousand grams, equal to 2.2046 pounds avoirdupois (15,432.34 grains). It is equal to the mass of a cubic decimeter of distilled water at the temperature of maximum density, or 39° Fahrenheit.
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