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Kilopound, unit of measure

In the United States, a kip is sometimes a unit of weight that equals 1,000 avoirdupois pounds (used to compute shipping charges), or more often a unit of force that equals 1,000 pounds force (used to measure engineering loads). Its symbol is kip. The name comes from combining the words "kilo" and "pound", thus 1,000 pounds; it is called a kilopound, sometimes using the same symbol kip or sometimes klb. Note that the symbol "kp" usually stands for a different unit of force, the kilopond or kilogram-force. The kip is mainly used by architects and structural engineers. As a unit of force it is sometimes called the kip-force (symbol kipf or klbf) to distinguish it from the unit of mass.
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