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 for Kilogram
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kilogram \Kil"o*gram\, Kilogramme \Kil"o*gramme\, n. [F.
     kilogramme; pref. kilo- (fr. Gr. chi`lioi a thousand ) +
     gramme. See 3d Gram.]
     A measure of mass and weight, being a thousand grams, equal
     to 2.2046226 pounds avoirdupois (15,432.34 grains). It is
     nearly equal to the mass of a cubic decimeter of distilled
     water at the temperature of maximum density, or 39[deg]
     Fahrenheit. See 3rd gram.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Kilogrammeter

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under
           the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is
           approximately 2.2 pounds" [syn: kilogram, kg, kilo]

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