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A unit of energy or work equal to 1000 joules. Abbreviated kJ.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a multiple of the joule, which is a unit of energy (work) in the International System of Units; also a unit of energy (work) in the meter-ton-second (mts) system of units (with the specific designation sthene-meter). It is designated by the abbreviation kJ; 1 kJ = 1,000 J = 101.97 kgf · m = 238.85 cal = 0.27778 W · hr = 6.2419 × 1021 eV.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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