kilojoule


ki·lo·joule

noun \-ˌjül\

Definition of KILOJOULE

:  1000 joules; also :  a unit in nutrition equivalent to 0.239 calorie

Origin of KILOJOULE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1889

ki·lo·joule

noun \ˈkil-ə-ˌjü(ə)l\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KILOJOULE

: 1000 joules; also : a unit equivalent to 0.239 nutritional calories

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