(Kil"o*gram Kil"o*gramme), n. [F. kilogramme; pref. kilo- (fr. Gr. chi`lioi a thousand ) + gramme. See 3d Gram.] A measure of weight, being a thousand grams, equal to 2.2046 pounds avoirdupois It is equal to the weight of a cubic decimeter of distilled water at the temperature of maximum density, or 39° Fahrenheit.

(Kil"o*gram*me`ter Kil"o*gram*me`tre), n. (Mech.) A measure of energy or work done, being the amount expended in raising one kilogram through the height of one meter, in the latitude of Paris.

(Kil"o*li`ter Kil"o*li`tre), n. [F. kilolitre. See Kilogram, and Liter.] A measure of capacity equal to a cubic meter, or a thousand liters. It is equivalent to 35.315 cubic feet, and to 220.04 imperial gallons, or 264.18 American gallons of 321 cubic inches.

(Kil"o*me`ter Kil"o*me`tre), n. [F. kilometre. See Kilogram, and Meter.] A measure of length, being a thousand meters. It is equal to 3,280.8 feet, or .62137 of a mile.

(Kil"o*stere`) n. [F. kilostere. See Kilogram, and Stere.] A cubic measure containing 1000 cubic meters, and equivalent to 35,315 cubic feet.

(Kil"o*watt) n. [See Kilogram and Watt.] (Elec.) One thousand watts.

(Kilt) p. p. from Kill. [Obs.] Spenser.

(Kilt), n. [OGael. cealt clothes, or rather perh. fr. Dan. kilte op to truss, tie up, tuck up.] A kind of short petticoat, reaching from the waist to the knees, worn in the Highlands of Scotland by men, and in the Lowlands by young boys; a filibeg. [Written also kelt.]

(Kilt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kilted; p. pr. & vb. n. Kilting.] To tuck up; to truss up, as the clothes. [Scot.] Sir W. Scott.

(Kilt"ed), a.

1. Having on a kilt.

2. Plaited after the manner of kilting.

3. Tucked or fastened up; — said of petticoats, etc.

(Kil"ter) n. See Kelter.

(Kilt"ing) n. (Dressmaking) A perpendicular arrangement of flat, single plaits, each plait being folded so as to cover half the breadth of the preceding one.

(Kim"bo) a. [Cf. Akimbo.] Crooked; arched; bent. [Written also kimbow.] Dryden.

(Kim*me"ri*an) a. See Cimmerian.

(Kim"nel) n. A tub. See Kemelin. [Obs.]

She knew not what a kimnel was
Beau. & Fl.

(Kim"ry) n. See Cymry.

- kin
(-kin) [Of Low German origin; cf. G. - chen, LG. — ken.] A diminutive suffix; as, manikin; lambkin.

(Kin) n. (Mus.) A primitive Chinese instrument of the cittern kind, with from five to twenty-five silken strings. Riemann.

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