Kilometers Kilometres

Kilometre

Meanings and phrases

kilometre

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles); kilometer; km; klick

cubic kilometre

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge; cubic kilometer

square kilometre

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 4.23 square kilometre country park opened in 1931.
  • Its population density is 75.8 inhabitants per square kilometre.
  • The rate of erosion is around 2 metric tons per square kilometre.

per square kilometre

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Its population density is 75.8 inhabitants per square kilometre.
  • The rate of erosion is around 2 metric tons per square kilometre.
  • Its population density stands at 259 inhabitants per square kilometre.

kilometre event

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the now-defunct 8 kilometre event he won Norwegian titles in 1962, 1963 and 1964.
  • In the 8 kilometre event, defunct now as well, he won a Norwegian bronze medal in 1973 behind Knut Børø and Per Halle.
  • He finished also 16th in the shorter cross-country skiing event, 10th in the 50 kilometre event and 21st in the ski jumping competition.

kilometre long

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The structure is just under a kilometre long.
  • In addition, in Metten there was a 1.1 kilometre long branch to the quarries.
  • This includes the 19 kilometre long pathway of "Brabrandstien", encircling the Brabrand Lake.
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