A calorie has reference to the quantity of heat which will raise the temperature of one kilogram of water, one degree Centigrade.
The masses commonly used are the milligram, gram and kilogram.
They won't open if there's a difference of one kilogram pressure on the two sides.
The oil consumption was .02 of a kilogram per horse-power hour.
Another time the same man found a pair of tusks weighing together twelve poods or nearly 200 kilogram.
And here in Kosseev is a tree bearing Giants which before they are dried weigh ten nuts to one kilogram (2.204 pounds).
Half a kilogram (eighteen ounces) is considered the portion for each person.
This is calculated by the amount of heat which is necessary to raise a kilogram of water one degree Fahrenheit.
"My daughter in Vienna tells me that she has to pay thirty-six hellers a kilogram," he said.
The intensity of gravity determines the weight of a standard pound or kilogram as a standard or unit of force.
kilogram kil·o·gram (kĭl'ə-grām')
Abbr. kg The base unit of mass in the International System of Units, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2046 pounds).
The basic unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2 pounds). See Table at measurement.