kilogram-meter

noun
ki·​lo·​gram-me·​ter | \ ˈkē-lə-ˌgram-ˈmē-tər How to pronounce kilogram-meter (audio) , ˈki-lə- \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Kilogram-meter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kilogram-meter. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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kilogram-meter

noun
variants: or chiefly British kilogramme-metre

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

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