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Each location uses a kilogram of saffron per month.
Without the duty, an exporter may lose 10 rupees (15 cents) to 12 rupees a kilogram at current global prices, Verma said.
The Japanese glass is cut into smaller chunks that weigh four to five kilograms (9 to 11 lbs.) each, which are then shipped to Tucson, Arizona.
When the Skyways trial launches in the coming months, campus students and staff will be able to use it for the delivery of packages weighing 2-4 kilograms (4.4-8.8 lbs) within the campus grounds.
Airi Kakimoto, 33, weighed less than 20 kilograms (42 pounds) -- about the average weight of a 4-year-old -- when her body was discovered Saturday, police said.
Elephant tusks currently sell for $1,000 a kilogram, Dr. Wasser said.
Prosecutors charged Loaiza, 46, with possession and transportation for sale of more than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of cocaine, a cocaine base or heroin, and using a false compartment to smuggle drugs.
At ports of entry in the state, fentanyl seizures increased over the past year by 266 percent — from 260 kilograms in fiscal year 2016 to 952 kilograms the next year.
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The original concept of the kilogram, as the mass of a cubic decimeter of water (a bit more than a quart), was adopted as the base unit of mass by the new revolutionary government of France in 1793. In 1875, in the Treaty of the Meter, 17 countries, including the U.S., adopted the French kilogram as an international standard. In 1889 a new international standard for the kilogram, a metal bar made of platinum iridium, was agreed to; President Benjamin Harrison officially received the 1-kilogram cylinder for the U.S. in 1890. But no one uses that bar very often; for all practical purposes, a kilogram equals 2.2 pounds.
Origin and Etymology of kilogram
First Known Use: 1797See Words from the same year
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: a unit of weight equal to 1,000 grams
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