What's a Klick?

Updated July 24, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

The Question:

What is the measurement used by the military called a "click"? Is it a mile? A tenth of a mile?

The Answer:

"Click" is actually spelled "klick." This is miltary shorthand for "kilometer." A kilometer, or a klick, is .62 of a mile.

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