**Full name:** kip

**Plural form:** kips

**Category type:** force

**Scale factor:** 4448.2216

The SI derived unit for force is the newton.

1 newton is equal to 0.000224808943871 kip.

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In the United States, a kip is sometimes a unit of mass that equals 1,000 avoirdupois pounds (used to compute shipping charges), or more often a unit of force that equals 1,000 pounds force (used to measure engineering loads). Its symbol is kip. The name comes from combining the words "kilo" and "pound", thus 1,000 pounds; it is called a kilopound, sometimes using the same symbol kip or sometimes klb.

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