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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Kilo \Ki"lo\, n.; pl. {Kilos}. [F.]
     An abbreviation of {Kilogram}.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Kilo- \Kil"o-\pref. [F. kilo-. See {Kilogram}.]
     A combining form used to signify thousand in forming the
     names of units of measurement; as, kilogram, kilometer,
     kilowatt, etc.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Kilogram

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n : one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the
           Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is
           approximately 2.2 pounds" [syn: {kilogram}, {kg}]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  52 Moby Thesaurus words for "kilo":
     G, M, carat, centigram, chiliad, chiliagon, chiliahedron,
     chiliarch, chiliarchia, decagram, decigram, dram, dram avoirdupois,
     dyne, force, grain, gram, grand, hundredweight, kilocycle,
     kilogram, kilohertz, kiloliter, kilometer, lakh, mass, megaton,
     millennium, millepede, milligram, milliliter, mole, myriad,
     one hundred thousand, ounce, ounce avoirdupois, ounce troy,
     pennyweight, pound, pound avoirdupois, pound troy, poundal,
     scruple, slug, stone, ten thousand, thou, thousand, ton,
     units of weight, weight, yard

From Jargon File (4.3.1, 29 Jun 2001) [jargon]:

  kilo- pref. [SI] See {{quantifiers}}.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (27 SEP 03) [foldoc]:


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