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kilo-

Symbol: k. A prefix to a unit, indicating a multiple of 1000 or 103 of that unit. For example, one kiloparsec (symbol: kpc) equals 1000 parsecs.

kilo-

[′ki·lō,′kē·lō]
(science and technology)
A prefix representing 103 or 1000. Abbreviated k.

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