noun (plural kilos)
- 1A kilogram.More example sentences
- Also, no single piece of luggage should exceed 70 pounds or 32 kilos in weight.
- Borg kept his weight during a tournament at 73 kilos: a hectogram up or down and he'd feel either bloated or weak.
- After six weeks, I had put on a lot of weight, almost a kilo [2.2 pounds] a day.
- 2 • rare A kilometre.More example sentences
- There arrived late one afternoon a despatch requesting the pleasure of my society - in five hours' time - at a village some twenty kilos distant.
- He covered the distance of 90 kilos in less then a day.
- 3A code word representing the letter K, used in radio communication.More example sentences
- Like data transfer rates, frequencies can be very large, so the standard large units are used to note them: kilo (K), mega (M), and giga (G).
late 19th century: from French, abbreviation of kilogramme, kilomètre.
More definitions of kiloDefinition of kilo in:
- The US English dictionary