Origin of kilometerFrench kilomètre: see kilo- and meter
The definition of a kilometer is a unit of measurement equal to 1,000 meters or .6214 miles.
An example of a kilometer is how far a person will run if she wants to run for just over 1/2 of a mile.
A metric unit of length equal to 1,000 meters (0.62 mile). measurement
kilometer - Computer Definition
- She showed him the map, which showed the property as a forty-kilometer stretch along the Seine.
- The organization funds research projects about women's health and fitness, holds an annual research conference and sponsors an annual five kilometer race.
- The Squaw Valley Resort has an 18 kilometer cross-country ski area.
- There. Forty square-kilometer area.