Definition of kilo- combining form from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



     combining form
    combining form
    BrE BrE//ˈkɪləʊ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪloʊ//
    (in nouns; used in units of measurement)
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  1. 1one thousand kilojoule
  2. 22 10, or 1 024
  3. Word Originvia French from Greek khilioi ‘thousand’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kilo-

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