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 pound [troy]
kilogram to chin [China]
kilogram to tonelada [Portugal]
kilogram to megagram
kilogram to ton [short, US]
kilogram to bismar pound [Denmark]
kilogram to kin [Japan]
kilogram to dram
kilogram to libra [metric]
kilogram to fother [lead]