The kilogram or kilogramme (SI unit symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI) (the Metric system) and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K").

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• The kilogram or kilogramme (SI unit symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI) (the Metric system) and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"). The avoirdupois (or international) pound, used in both the imperial and US customary systems, is defined as exactly 0.45359237 kg,making one kilogram approximately equal to 2.2046 avoirdupois pounds. Other traditional units of weight and mass around the world are also defined in terms of the kilogram, making the IPK the primary standard for virtually all units of mass on Earth. (en)
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• A kitchen scale with one scalepans and a dial to indicate the weight
• A beam balance with two scalepans and a selection of weights.
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• Measurement of mass – the gravitational force on the measurand is balanced against the gravitational force on the weights.
• Measurement of weight – gravitational attraction of the measurand causes a distortion of the spring
• A domestic-quality one-kilogram weight made of cast iron . The shape follows OIML recommendation R52 for cast-iron hexagonal weights.
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• BIPM: The FB2 flexure-strip balance, the BIPM's modern precision balance featuring a standard deviation of one ten-billionth of a kilogram
• BIPM: The IPK in three nested bell jars
• HK Museum of History Steelyard balance.JPG
• Kitchen scale 20101110.jpg
• NPL: The NPL's Watt Balance project
• The Age: Silicon sphere for the Avogadro Project
• BIPM: Steam cleaning a 1 kg prototype before a mass comparison
• NIST: K20, the US National Prototype Kilogram resting on an egg crate fluorescent light panel
• Micro-g LaCoste: FG5 absolute gravimeter, , used in national laboratories to measure gravity to 2µGal accuracy
• NIST: This particular Rueprecht Balance, an Austrian-made precision balance, was used by the NIST from 1945 until 1960
• BIPM: The IPK and its six sister copies in their vault
• BIPM: Mettler HK1000 balance, featuring 1µg resolution and a 4kg maximum mass. Also used by NIST and Sandia National Laboratories' Primary Standards Laboratory
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• Kilogram
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• Common prefixed units are in bold face.
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• kg
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• The kilogram or kilogramme (SI unit symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI) (the Metric system) and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"). (en)
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• Kilogram (en)
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