kilo

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noun ki·lo \ˈkē-(ˌ)lō also ˈki-\

Definition of kilo

plural

kilos

First Known Use of kilo

1870


Kilo

ki·lo

Definition of Kilo

  1. —a communications code word for the letter k

First Known Use of kilo

1952


kilo-

combining form ki·lo

Definition of kilo-

  1. :  thousand kiloton

Origin and Etymology of kilo-

French, modification of Greek chilioi


KILO Defined for English Language Learners

kilo-

combining form

Definition of kilo- for English Language Learners

  • : thousand


KILO Defined for Kids

kilo

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noun ki·lo \ˈkē-lō\

Definition of kilo for Students

plural

kilos


kilo-

prefix ki·lo

Definition of kilo- for Students

  1. :  thousand kilometer


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