kilometre

[ US /ˌkɪˈɫɔˌmətɝ, ˌkɪɫəˈmitɝ/ ]
[ UK /kˈɪləmˌiːtɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
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How To Use kilometre In A Sentence

  • And I think the resort is about 25% overpriced, considering the worn-down state of the place and the fact you can get a two-night package at the definitely more upmarket Avillion in Port Dickson (also not really PD, but a dozen kilometres south) from about RM800 as well. Vacations: Tiara Beach Resort — Fusion Despatches
  • It ought to be pointed out that calculating passenger kilometres is an inexact science.
  • In the seven games that they won the young squad travelled thousands of kilometres, lording it over 191 other contesting schools.
  • To our dismay, unknown to us there was a motel only three kilometres down the road.
  • The rocks are deformed into kilometre-scale monoclinal folds, the axes of which plunge moderately to steeply north northwest.
  • The bus is a far lower environmental burden than passenger cars, calculated on the number of passengers per kilometre.
  • It is located in a layer at an average height of 12 kilometres above the Earth's surface.
  • The leak forced a controlled descent of the giant balloon about 250 kilometres to the west of the launch site.
  • To escape from the Moon's gravitational field, a sample must be accelerated to a velocity above 2.4 kilometres per second.
  • You know how it is, when you're sitting out in the dark, 50 kilometres from the nearest place of inhabitation, and you turn on the light, even the tiniest little three LED gizmo.
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