kilogramnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkɪl.ə.ɡræm/ us /ˈkɪl.ə.ɡræm/ written abbreviation kg
- One kilogram equals two point two pounds.
- One kilogram is roughly the same as 2.2 pounds.
- Their baby was born prematurely and weighed only one kilogram.
- I bought three kilograms of plums.
- These scales measure in kilograms.
Examples from literature
- For example, a bird that weighs two kilograms eats one to two kilograms of food.
- For example, a whale shark eats about 21 kilograms of food a day before it’s even an adult.
- Formula 1 drivers lose as much as three kilograms of water from their body in just one race!
- He was surprised to see he was one kilogram lighter!
- If a person weighs 100 kilograms, only about 15 kilograms of this is bone.
- It eats about 40 kilograms of food a night.
- It weighed 495 kilograms and its eyes were 15 centimeters across!
- Koalas weigh 5–14 kilograms.
- The average adult bluefin tuna is two meters long and weighs 250 kilograms.
- The blue whale eats more than 3,000 kilograms of fish every day.
- They can eat 40 kilograms of food in the week before they go to sleep.
- They’re heavy, over 3,000 kilograms!
- Think of something really expensive – maybe $10,000 a kilogram!
- This animal can be 3 meters long and 70 kilograms.
- You may need a friend to help you – a catfish can weigh 40 kilograms!