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kilojoule

noun [C]     /ˈkɪl.əʊ.dʒuːl/ US  /-oʊ-/ (written abbreviation kJ) specialized
a unit of measurement equal to 1,000 joules (= measure of energy or work done)Miscellaneous units of measurementEnergy, force and powerPower and intensity
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