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The kip is a unit of force equal to 4,448.221615 newtons (1 kip = 4,448.221615 N), the SI derived unit of force.
The kip (kip) is also equal to 4,448,221.615 millinewtons (mN), or 444.8221615 decanewtons (daN), or 4.448221615 kilonewtons (kN) or 4.448221615 meganewtons (MN), which are units of force in the SI.
The kip represents the amount of force applied by a mass of 1,000 avoirdupois pounds in a gravitational field:
1 kip = 1,000 lb × 9.80665 m/s2
Also known under the name of: kilopound (plural: kilopounds, abbreviation: kip or klb), kip-force (plural: kips-force, abbreviation: kipf or klbf)