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kilo-

prefix
 
 
/kɪlə-/
MEASURES used to form words that mean one thousand times the stated unit: kilowatt kilohertz
Translations of “kilo-”
in Chinese (Traditional) 千…
in Russian тысяча…
in Turkish bin anlamında ön ek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 千…
in Polish kilo-…
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