Kilopond


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Kilopond

 

a designation for a unit of force in the mks system of units that has been adopted in several European countries (the German Democratic Republic, the Federal Republic of Germany, Austria, and Sweden); designation kp. In the USSR the corresponding unit is called the kilogram-force.

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