Full name: kilogram
Plural form: kilograms
Alternate spelling: kilogramme
Category type: weight
Scale factor: 1
The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
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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.