kilogram-meter

noun ki·lo·gram-me·ter \ ˈkē-lə-ˌgram-ˈmē-tər , 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


Medical Dictionary

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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