kilogram-meter


kilogram–meter

noun

Definition of KILOGRAM-METER

:  the meter-kilogram-second gravitational unit of work and energy equal to the work done by a kilogram force acting through a distance of one meter in the direction of the force :  about 7.235 foot-pounds

First Known Use of KILOGRAM-METER

1866

kilogram–meter

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KILOGRAM–METER

: the mks gravitational unit of work and energy equal to the work done by a kilogram force acting through a distance of one meter in the direction of the force : about 7.235 foot-pounds

Variants of KILOGRAM–METER

kilogram–meter or chiefly British kilogramme–metre

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