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kilojoule

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɪl.əʊ.dʒuːl/ us    /-oʊ-/ ( written abbreviation kJ) specialized
a unit of measurement equal to 1,000 joules (= measure of energy or work done)
Translations of “kilojoule”
in Chinese (Traditional) 千焦耳(1000焦耳的能量或所作功的單位)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 千焦耳(1000焦耳的能量或所作功的单位)…
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