Definition of Kiloparsec

1. Noun. (astronomy) A unit of distance equal to one thousand parsecs ¹



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Definition of Kiloparsec

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kiloparsec

kilometers per hour
kilometrage
kilometrages
kilometre
kilometres
kilometres per hour
kilometric
kilometrically
kilomole
kilomoles
kilonewton
kilonewtons
kilonova
kiloohm
kiloohms
kiloparsec (current term)
kiloparsecs
kilopascal
kilopascals
kilopond
kiloponds
kilopound
kilopounds
kilorad
kilorads
kilorayleigh
kilorayleighs
kiloroentgen
kiloroentgens
kilos

Literary usage of Kiloparsec

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1. Astronomy: The Science of the Heavenly Bodies by David Peck Todd (1922)
"... Omega Centauri, comes out the nearest; nevertheless it is distant 6,5 kiloparsecs. A kiloparsec is a ..."

2. Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power And Propulsion by Ssb (2006)
"Kolmogorov spectrum: A concept arising in the theory of turbulence describing how energy is distributed among eddies of different sizes. kpc: kiloparsec. ..."

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