kilojoule

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noun ki·lo·joule \ ˈki-lə-ˌjül , ˈkē-lə- \

Definition of kilojoule

:1000 joules; also :a unit in nutrition equivalent to 0.239 calorie

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kilojoule

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noun ki·lo·joule \ ˈkil-ə-ˌjü(ə)l \

medical Definition of kilojoule

:1000 joules; also :a unit equivalent to 0.239 nutritional calories

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