kilogrammeter definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of kilogram-meter.
    • A measure of energy or work done, being the total amount expended in raising one kg through the height of one meter, into the latitude of Paris.
    • A unit found in measuring technical work, equal to the work done against gravity in increasing one kg a vertical length of 1 meter: it's comparable to about 7.2 foot-pounds.
    • a unit of work add up to the work carried out by a single kilogram force running through a distance of just one meter

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