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The company claims to have conducted more than 1,000 passenger test flights as high as 300 meters, as far as 15 kilometers, as fast as 130 kph and, at times, carrying more than 230 kilograms.
More than 190 kilograms of methamphetamine were seized, as well as 31 firearms and approximately $376,587 in cash.
In one case, the EHR allowed a clinician to record a child’s weight in kilograms rather than pounds, which could have led to dangerous overdoses of medications that are measured out by weight.
Up to 500 kilograms of hookah tobacco was sent each day to buyers in Germany, France and the Netherlands, according to a statement by Bulgarian prosecutors.
The bulky bundle of latches — more than 3 feet, or a meter, long and weighing more than 440 pounds, or 200 kilograms — needed to be replaced because of wear and tear.
The duchess and husband Prince William drove to St. Mary’s Hospital in London early in the morning, and Kate’s 8 pound, 7 ounce (3.8 kilogram) boy was born at 11:01 a.m., with royal officials announcing the birth about two hours later.
The cells, which include types of stem cells, are then isolated and administered intravenously at a dose depending on the patients’ weight, either 6 million or 10 million cells per kilogram.
On average across Europe today, fertilizer contains about 32 milligrams of cadmium per kilogram (mg Cd/kg) of phosphorus, but the level can be as high as 200 mg Cd/kg, depending on where the phosphate rock is mined.
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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.
KILOGRAM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kilogram for English Language Learners
: a unit of weight equal to 1,000 grams
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