### Definition of Kilogram-meter

1. Noun. A unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter.

Generic synonyms: Energy Unit, Heat Unit, Work Unit

### Definition of Kilogram-meter

1. Noun. (physics) a unit of work, equal to that done by a force of one kilogram acting through a distance of one meter ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

### Medical Definition of Kilogram-meter

1. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Kilogram-meter

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### Literary usage of Kilogram-meter

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1. The Metric Fallacy: An Investigation of the Claims Made for the Metric by Frederick Arthur Halsey, Samuel Sherman Dale (1920)
"Hardware: Kilogram, meter, "as in US" Fish: Kilogram. Meat: Kilogram. Flour: Kilogram, arroba ... In Machine Shops: Inch, kilogram, meter, centimeter. ..."

2. Ready Reference Tables: Volume I. Conversion Factors of Every Unit Or by Carl Hering (1904)
"Thus if the unit 1 kilogram-meter equals 2.3 heat units, it would not be correct to say that because the unit 1 kilogram = 2.2 Ibs and 1 meter = 3.3 feet, ..."

3. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1918)
"From these data it was calculated that a consumption of energy equivalent to 0.223 kilogram-meter was required to move 1 kilogram of weight horizontally ..."

4. A First Course in Physics by Robert Andrews Millikan, Henry Gordon Gale (1913)
"There are two common units of work in the metric system, the gram centimeter and the kilogram meter. As the names imply, the gram centimeter is the work ..."