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# Kilogram-meter

[kil-uh-gram-mee-ter] /ˈkɪl əˌgræmˈmi tər/

noun, Physics.
1.
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.

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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