how to pronounce kilogram


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kilogram is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of kilogram in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… of data just like 1 kilogram is a …”

meanings of kilogram


  1. The unit of weight such that a one-kilogram mass is also a one-kilogram weight.
  2. In the International System of Units, the base unit of mass; conceived of as the mass of one litre of water, but now defined by taking the fixed numerical value of the Planck constant h to be 6.626 070 15 × 10^-34 when expressed in units of kg⋅m^2⋅s^−1. Symbol: kg.

kilogram frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word kilogram occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics kilogram can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that kilogram can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

words that rhyme with kilogram


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