Convert kilonewton to kip
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Definition and details for kilonewton:
Kilonewton (kN) is a common metric unit of force equal to 1000 newtons, which is the exact force that will accelerate a mass of 1 metric ton (1000 kg) at the rate of 1 meter per second per second.
Definition and details for kip:
Kip is an informal unit of force. One kip is equal to 1000 pounds (453.59 kilograms) of force or about 4.4482 kilonewtons. The name of the unit is an abbreviation of "kilopound".