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kilo-

 
word element [Gr.], one thousand; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 103 times the size of the unit to which it is joined. Symbol k.

kilo- (k),

(kil'ō),
Prefix used in the SI and the metric system to signify one thousand (103).
[G. chilioi, one thousand]

kilo-

word element [Gr.], one thousand (103), used in naming units of measurement. Symbol k.

kilo-

prefix meaning "one thousand": kilocalorie, kilogram, kilometer.

kilo-

(k)
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one thousand (103).
[G. chilioi, one thousand]

kilo-

Prefix denoting one thousand, as in KILOCALORIE.

kilo-

(k)
Prefix used in the SI and metric system to signify one thousand (103).
[G. chilioi, one thousand]

kilo-

word element. [Gr.] one thousand; used in naming units of measurement to designate an amount 103 times the size of the unit to which it is joined; abbreviated k.