There are 3 definitions of K in English:

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Pronunciation: /keɪ
 
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(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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Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody

There are 3 definitions of K in English:

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Line breaks: K
Pronunciation: /keɪ
 
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abbreviation

  • 1Cambodia (international vehicle registration).
    [from Kampuchea]
  • 1.1Kelvin(s).
  • 1.2 Computing Kilobyte(s): it uses only 10K of RAM
  • 1.3Kilometre(s): a 10K fun run
  • 1.4North American Kindergarten: school districts may hire uncertified pre-K teachers
  • 1.5King (used especially in describing play in card games and recording moves in chess): declarer overruffed with ♦K and led another spade 18.Ke2
  • 1.6Knit (as an instruction in knitting patterns): K 42 rows
  • 1.7Köchel (catalogue of Mozart’s works): the Sinfonia Concertante, K364
  • 1.8 (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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Pronunciation: /keɪ
 
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  • 1A constant in a formula or equation.
  • 1.1 Chemistry Boltzmann’s constant.

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