Translation of "kilo" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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kilonoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkiː.ləʊ/ us /ˈkiː.loʊ/ plural kilos

A2 a kilogram

a 200 kilo block of concrete 一块200公斤的混凝土

More examples

  • The price of such goods in those days equates to about $50 a kilo at current prices.
  • A kilo of heroin was found hidden inside the lining of the suitcase.
  • a kilo of apples
  • a quarter of a kilo
  • He was arrested at the airport with a kilo of heroin secreted in his clothing.


uk /kiː.ləʊ-/ us /kiː.loʊ-/

1,000 times the stated unit

kilowatt 千瓦
kilohertz 千赫兹

(Translation of “kilo” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)