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kilogram-meter

[ kil-uh-gram-mee-ter ]
/ ˈkɪl əˌgræmˈmi tər /
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noun Physics.
a meter-kilogram-second unit of work or energy, equal to the work done by a force of one kilogram when its point of application moves through a distance of one meter in the direction of the force; approximately 7.2 foot-pounds. Abbreviation: kg-m
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Also especially British, kil·o·gramme-me·tre .
Compare joule.

Origin of kilogram-meter

First recorded in 1865–70
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kilogram-meter

n.
A unit of energy and work in the meter-kilogram-second system, equal to the work performed by a one-kilogram force acting through a distance of one meter.
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