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k 1

Pronunciation: /keɪ/

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[in combination]
1(In units of measurement) kilo-: a distance of 700 kpc

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K 2

Pronunciation: /keɪ/
(also k)

noun (plural Ks or K's)

1The eleventh letter of the alphabet.
1.1Denoting the next after J in a set of items, categories, etc.

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K 3

Pronunciation: /keɪ/

abbreviation

1Cambodia (international vehicle registration).
From Kampuchea
2Kelvin(s).
3 Computing Kilobyte(s): it uses only 10K of RAM
4Kilometre(s): a 10K fun run
5 informal OK: K, I’m back
6North American Kindergarten: school districts may hire uncertified pre-K teachers
7King (used especially in describing play in card games and recording moves in chess): declarer overruffed with ♦K and led another spade 18.Ke2
8Knit (as an instruction in knitting patterns): K 42 rows
9Köchel (catalogue of Mozart’s works): the Sinfonia Concertante, K364
10 (also k) informal Thousand (used chiefly in expressing salaries or other sums of money): he earns about £50K a year
From kilo- 'thousand'

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The chemical element potassium.
From modern Latin kalium

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