There are 3 definitions of k in English:

k1

Syllabification: k

abbreviation

1Karat.
1.1 [in combination] (In units of measurement) kilo-: a distance of 700 kpc
1.2Kopeck(s).

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1A constant in a formula or equation.
1.1 Chemistry Boltzmann’s constant.

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Pronunciation: ˈ(h)yo͞obris
noun
excessive pride or self-confidence

There are 3 definitions of k in English:

K2

Syllabification: K
(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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There are 3 definitions of k in English:

K3

Syllabification: K

abbreviation

1Kelvin(s).
1.1 Computing Kilobyte(s).
1.2Kilometer(s).
1.3North American Kindergarten.
1.4King (used especially in describing play in card games and recording moves in chess): declarer overruffed with ♦K and led another spade 18.Ke2
1.5Knit (as an instruction in knitting patterns): K 42 rows
1.6Köchel (catalog of Mozart’s works): the Sinfonia Concertante, K364
1.7 (also k) informal Thousand (used chiefly in expressing salaries or other sums of money).
[from kilo- 'thousand']
1.8 Baseball Strikeout.

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The chemical element potassium.
[from modern Latin kalium]

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