›› Measurement unit: kilogram

Full name: kilogram

Plural form: kilograms

Symbol: kg

Alternate spelling: kilogramme

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 1

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›› 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 megatonne
kilogram to kilodalton
kilogram to quartern-loaf
kilogram to hundredweight [long, UK]
kilogram to tan [China]
kilogram to dekagram
kilogram to kati [Japan]
kilogram to grain
kilogram to gran [Germany]
kilogram to vagon [Yugoslavia]