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pronunciation note for kilometer
OTHER WORDS FROM kilometerkil·o·met·ric [kil-uh-me-trik], /ˌkɪl əˈmɛ trɪk/, kil·o·met·ri·cal, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for kilometer
The Kremlin is far away—almost 1,000 kilometers away, in fact.
The shudder of the fighting could be felt 16 kilometers away.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A control group—a population of gorillas unaffected by Ebola, separated by a river and 20 kilometers—was also observed.
A senior administration official described it as “a multi-pronged attack across hundreds of kilometers in northern Iraq.”Obama’s Iraq Plan Has a Killer Flaw—and Airstrikes Alone May Not Save It|Jacob Siegel|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the outskirts of Slovyansk, a hundred kilometers away, frustration is building among some of the townsfolk.
By sunset we had reached the place intended as our first halt, thirty-seven kilometers from the shore.Silver Chimes in Syria|W. S. Nelson
But that star is only forty kilometers—or less than twenty-five miles in diameter!Islands of Space|John W Campbell
Its distance is 64 trillion kilometers (391⁄2 trillion miles).
Its distance is 69 trillion kilometers (421⁄2 trillion miles).
In the meanwhile I beg you to consider that you are but fifty kilometers from your destination.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs