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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On Wednesday, Jackman scored his personal best on the Peloton-- 699 kilojoules output and 960 calories burned! Joey Morona,, "Ride with Wolverine? Hugh Jackman accidentally posts his Peloton screen name," 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of kilojoule

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

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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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