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Pound vs. Kg: Know the Difference

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By Shumaila Saeed || Published on February 21, 2024
A pound (lb) is a unit of weight in the imperial system, equal to 0.453592 kg, while a kilogram (kg) is the base unit of mass in the metric system.
Pound vs. Kg

Key Differences

The pound, used in the imperial system, is a unit of weight and is lighter than a kilogram. A kilogram, part of the metric system, is a base unit of mass and equals about 2.20462 pounds.
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In terms of daily use, pounds are commonly used in the United States for body weight and groceries. Kilograms are used globally, especially in scientific and medical fields, due to their standardization.
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A pound is divided into 16 ounces, a feature of the imperial system. In contrast, the metric system uses kilograms, which are divided into 1000 grams for smaller measurements.
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The abbreviation for pound is "lb," derived from the Latin word "libra." Kilogram's abbreviation is "kg," symbolizing its universal metric system presence.
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Pounds are often used in recipes and bodyweight measurements in the U.S. Kilograms are preferred internationally, including in sports like weightlifting and product packaging.
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Comparison Chart

System

Imperial
Metric
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Weight/Mass

Unit of weight
Base unit of mass
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Global Usage

Predominantly used in the United States
Used worldwide, especially in science
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Division

Divided into 16 ounces
Divided into 1000 grams
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Common Applications

Body weight, cooking in the U.S.
Science, medicine, global applications
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Pound and Kg Definitions

Pound

A unit of weight in the imperial system;
The package weighs 5 pounds.
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Kg

Base unit of mass in the metric system;
This bag weighs 10 kg.
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Pound

Equal to 16 ounces;
She bought a pound of coffee.
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Kg

Abbreviated as "kg";
The weight limit is 20 kg.
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Pound

Commonly used in the U.S.;
He lost 10 pounds on his diet.
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Kg

Equal to 1000 grams;
She purchased 1 kg of sugar.
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Pound

A unit of weight equal to 16 ounces (453.592 grams).
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Kg

Used globally;
The athlete lifted 100 kg in the competition.
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Pound

A unit of apothecary weight equal to 12 ounces (373.242 grams). See Table at measurement.
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Kg

Standard in scientific measurements;
The chemical sample was 5 kg.
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Pound

A unit of weight differing in various countries and times.
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Kg

One thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites;
A kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds
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Pound

See pound-force.
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Pound

See pound-mass.
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Pound

The primary unit of currency in the United Kingdom, worth 20 shillings or 240 old pence before the decimalization of 1971. Also called pound sterling.
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Pound

See Table at currency.
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Pound

The primary unit of currency in Ireland and Cyprus before the adoption of the euro.
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Pound

A primary unit of currency in Scotland before the Act of Union (1707). Also called pound scots.
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Pound

The pound key on a telephone.
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Pound

A heavy blow.
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Pound

The sound of a heavy blow; a thump.
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Pound

The act of pounding.
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Pound

An animal shelter, especially one operated by a public agency to house stray or confiscated animals.
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A public enclosure for the confinement of stray livestock.
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Pound

A tank or submerged cage, as on a boat, in which live fish or shellfish are kept.
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Pound

New England An establishment at which live lobsters are kept and sold, often also offering no-frills restaurant service.
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Pound

A place in which vehicles impounded by the authorities are held until redeemed by their owners.
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Pound

(Archaic) A prison.
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Pound

To strike repeatedly and forcefully, especially with the hand or a tool
Pounded the nail with a hammer.
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Pound

To assault with military force
Pounded the bunker with mortars.
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Pound

To beat to a powder or pulp; pulverize or crush
Pound corn into meal.
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Pound

To instill by persistent, emphatic repetition
Pounded knowledge into the students' heads.
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Pound

To produce energetically, as from forceful use of the hands. Often used with out
"a tinny piano pounding out Happy Birthday down the block" (Laura Kascischke).
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Pound

To cause harm or loss to; affect adversely
Stocks that were pounded when energy prices rose.
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Pound

To defeat soundly
Pounded their rivals in the season finale.
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Pound

To attack verbally; criticize
Was pounded for months in the press.
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Pound

(Slang) To drink quickly (a beverage, especially an alcoholic one). Often used with back or down
Pounded back a few beers after work.
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Pound

To strike vigorous, repeated blows
He pounded on the table.
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Pound

To move along heavily and noisily
The children pounded up the stairs.
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Pound

To pulsate rapidly and heavily; throb
My heart pounded.
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Pound

To move or work laboriously
A ship that pounded through heavy seas.
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Pound

To confine (an animal) in a pound.
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Pound

A unit of weight in various measurement systems
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Pound

Ellipsis of pound weight
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Pound

The translated name of various non-English units of measure
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Pound

A unit of mass in various measurement systems
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Pound

Ellipsis of pound mass
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Pound

The translated name of various non-English units of measure
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Pound

A unit of mass equal to 16 avoirdupois ounces (= 453.592 g). Today this value is the most common meaning of "pound" as a unit of weight.
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A unit of mass equal to 12 troy ounces (≈ 373.242 g). Today, this is a common unit of mass when measuring precious metals, and is little used elsewhere.
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Pound

A unit of force in various measurement systems
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Pound

Ellipsis of pound force
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Pound

The translated name of various non-English units of measure
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Pound

A unit of currency in various currency systems
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Pound

The translated name of various non-English units of currency
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Pound

The unit of currency used in the United Kingdom and its dependencies. It is divided into 100 pence. Symbol £.
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Pound

Any of various units of currency used in Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan and Syria, and formerly in the Republic of Ireland, Cyprus and Israel.
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Pound

Any of various units of currency formerly used in the United States.
The Rhode Island pound; the New Hampshire pound
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Pound

(US) The symbol # (octothorpe, hash, number sign)
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Pound

A place for the detention of stray or wandering animals.
Dog pound
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Pound

(metonymy) The people who work for the pound.
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Pound

(UK) A place for the detention of automobiles that have been illegally parked, abandoned, etc.
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Pound

A section of a canal between two adjacent locks.
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Pound

A kind of fishing net, having a large enclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
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(Newfoundland) a division inside a fishing stage where cod is cured in salt brine
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Pound

A hard blow.
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Pound

To wager a pound on.
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Pound

To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
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Pound

(transitive) To strike hard, usually repeatedly.
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Pound

(transitive) To crush to pieces; to pulverize.
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Pound

To eat or drink very quickly.
You really pounded that beer!
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Pound

To pitch consistently to a certain location.
The pitcher has been pounding the outside corner all night.
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Pound

To beat strongly or throb.
As I tiptoed past the sleeping dog, my heart was pounding but I remained silent.
My head was pounding.
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Pound

To penetrate sexually, with vigour.
I was pounding her all night!
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Pound

To advance heavily with measured steps.
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Pound

(engineering) To make a jarring noise, as when running.
The engine pounds.
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Pound

To strike repeatedly with some heavy instrument; to beat.
With cruel blows she pounds her blubbered cheeks.
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Pound

To comminute and pulverize by beating; to bruise or break into fine particles with a pestle or other heavy instrument; as, to pound spice or salt.
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Pound

To strike heavy blows; to beat.
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To make a jarring noise, as in running; as, the engine pounds.
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Pound

To confine in, or as in, a pound; to impound.
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Pound

An inclosure, maintained by public authority, in which cattle or other animals are confined when taken in trespassing, or when going at large in violation of law; a pinfold.
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Pound

A level stretch in a canal between locks.
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A kind of net, having a large inclosure with a narrow entrance into which fish are directed by wings spreading outward.
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Pound

A certain specified weight; especially, a legal standard consisting of an established number of ounces.
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Pound

A British denomination of money of account, equivalent to twenty shillings sterling, and equal in value to about $4.86. There is no coin known by this name, but the gold sovereign is of the same value.
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Pound

16 ounces;
He tried to lift 100 pounds
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Pound

The basic unit of money in Great Britain; equal to 100 pence
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Pound

The basic unit of money in Syria; equal to 100 piasters
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Pound

The basic unit of money in the Sudan; equal to 100 piasters
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Pound

The basic unit of money in Lebanon; equal to 100 piasters
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Formerly the basic unit of money in Ireland; equal to 100 pence
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The basic unit of money in Egypt; equal to 100 piasters
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Pound

The basic unit of money in Cyprus; equal to 100 cents
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Pound

A nontechnical unit of force equal to the mass of 1 pound with an acceleration of free fall equal to 32 feet/sec/sec
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Pound

United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)
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Pound

A public enclosure for stray or unlicensed dogs;
Unlicensed dogs will be taken to the pound
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Pound

The act of pounding (delivering repeated heavy blows);
The sudden hammer of fists caught him off guard
The pounding of feet on the hallway
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Pound

Hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument;
The salesman pounded the door knocker
A bible-thumping Southern Baptist
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Pound

Strike or drive against with a heavy impact;
Ram the gate with a sledgehammer
Pound on the door
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Pound

Move heavily or clumsily;
The heavy man lumbered across the room
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Pound

Move rhythmically;
Her heart was beating fast
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Pound

Partition off into compartments;
The locks pound the water of the canal
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Pound

Shut up or confine in any enclosure or within any bounds or limits;
The prisoners are safely pounded
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Pound

Place or shut up in a pound;
Pound the cows so they don't stray
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Pound

Break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle;
Pound the roots with a heavy flat stone
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Pound

Abbreviated as "lb";
The boxer's weight is 150 lb.
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Pound

Used for body weight measurement;
The baby weighed 8 pounds at birth.
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Repeatedly Asked Queries

Why does the U.S. use pounds?

The U.S. uses the imperial system, which includes pounds.
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Is a kilogram bigger than a pound?

Yes, a kilogram is heavier than a pound.
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Are kg and lb interchangeable?

No, they belong to different measurement systems.
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What does 1 pound equal in kg?

1 pound is approximately 0.453592 kg.
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Can I convert kg to pounds easily?

Yes, multiply kg by 2.20462 to get pounds.
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Do pounds or kilograms have higher precision?

Kilograms allow for more precise measurements.
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What areas use kg most?

Most of the world uses kg, especially in science and medicine.
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Can I find scales that measure in both?

Yes, many scales offer both lb and kg.
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Do airlines prefer pounds or kg?

Most airlines outside the U.S. use kg.
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Is it easy to visualize a kilogram?

Yes, it's roughly equivalent to a liter of water.
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Is lb used outside the U.S.?

It's also used in some other countries, but less commonly.
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Is kg a standard in sports?

Yes, in international sports, kg is the standard.
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Are all scientific measurements in kg?

Most scientific measurements use the metric system.
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Are postal items measured in lb or kg?

In the U.S., lb; internationally, kg.
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Is lb used in UK?

Yes, but kg is also common.
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Should I learn both lb and kg?

Yes, understanding both is useful globally.
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Is lb or kg better for cooking?

It depends on the country and the recipe's origin.
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Are food packages labeled in pounds or kg?

In the U.S., pounds; elsewhere, kg.
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Do doctors in the U.S. use pounds?

Yes, for body weight measurements.
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Are road signs in lb or kg?

In the U.S., lb; internationally, kg.
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