kilocurie

[ kil-uh-kyoo r-ee, -kyoo-ree ]
/ ˈkɪl əˌkyʊər i, -kyʊˌri /

noun

a unit of radioactivity, equal to 1000 curies. Abbreviation: kCi, kc

Origin of kilocurie

First recorded in 1945–50; kilo- + curie
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