kiloelectron volt

[ kil-oh-i-lek-tron, -i-lek- ]
/ ˈkɪl oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɒn, -ɪˌlɛk- /

noun

1000 electron-volts. Abbreviation: keV, kev

Origin of kiloelectron volt

First recorded in 1945–50; kilo- + electron
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