(slang) (1) A unit of weight equal to 1,000 pounds. (2) Slang term for a bunkhouse on a construction site.
A sharp-pointed hill; a jutting point. A stress unit equal to one thousand pounds.
the basic unit of money in Laos
A unit of force, equivalent to 1000 pounds.
A unit of measure equal to 1,000 pounds.
A term sometimes used to represent a unit load of 1,000 pounds.
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.