›› Measurement unit: slug

Full name: slug

Plural form: slugs

Category type: weight

Scale factor: 14.593903


›› SI unit: kilogram

The SI base unit for mass is the kilogram. The SI derived unit for weight or force is the newton.
1 kilogram is equal to 0.068521765561961 slug.


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›› Definition: Slug

The slug is an English and U.S. customary unit of mass. The slug is part of a subset of coherent units known as the gravitational foot-pound-second system, one of several such specialized systems of mechanical units. It is the mass that accelerates by when a force of one pound-force (lbf) is exerted on it. Therefore a slug is about 32.174 05 pounds or 14.593 90 kg.


›› Sample conversions: slug

slug to candy [India]
slug to koyan [Malaysia]
slug to gram
slug to atomic mass unit [1998]
slug to obolos [Ancient Greece]
slug to calorie [burned]
slug to unze [Germany]
slug to tonneau [France]
slug to quartern-loaf
slug to megagram