kilojoule

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun an SI unit of measurement of energy or heat equal to 1000 joules.

Electronics

  • A unit of energy or work equal to 103, or 1,000 joules. Its abbreviation is kJ.

Food

  • The unit of energy used in nutrition which has replaced the kilocalorie or calorie. 4.2 kilojoules equals 1 Calorie.
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