›› Measurement unit: kilogram

Full name: kilogram

Plural form: kilograms

Symbol: kg

Alternate spelling: kilogramme

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1


›› Similar units

kilogram-force
kilogram


›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.


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›› Definition: Kilogram

The kilogram or kilogramme, (symbol: kg) is the SI base unit of mass. A gram is defined as one thousandth of a kilogram. Conversion of units describes equivalent units of mass in other systems.


›› Sample conversions: kilogram

kilogram to atomic mass unit [1998]
kilogram to gamma
kilogram to kilotonne
kilogram to obol [Greece]
kilogram to ounce-force
kilogram to picogram
kilogram to kilo
kilogram to milligram
kilogram to kati [China]