Pounds to Kilograms - Convert lbs to kg
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Pounds (lbs) Conversion
A pound is a traditional unit of mass or weight used in the imperial, United States customary systems of measurement. The symbol lb originates from the Latin word for the unit – libra. The pound has several definitions, however, the most well-known today is the avoirdupois pound, which is officially defined as exactly 0.45359237 kilograms, and which is divided into 16 avoirdupois ounces.
Kilograms (kg) Conversion
The kilogram is the base unit of mass in the SI system (and MKS version of the metric system) which is defined as equal to the mass of the standard physical object, which is under the custody of the custody of the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM). It was originally described as the mass of one cubic decimeter (or liter) of pure water.
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