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k 1

Pronunciation: /kā/

abbreviation

2 [in combination] (In units of measurement) kilo-: a distance of 700 kpc
3Kopeck(s).

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K 2

Pronunciation: /kā/
(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: /kā/

abbreviation

1Kelvin(s).
2 Computing Kilobyte(s).
4 informal OK: K, I’m back
5North American Kindergarten.
6King (used especially in describing play in card games and recording moves in chess): declarer overruffed with ♦K and led another spade 18.Ke2
7Knit (as an instruction in knitting patterns): K 42 rows
8Köchel (catalog of Mozart’s works): the Sinfonia Concertante, K364
9 (also k) informal Thousand (used chiefly in expressing salaries or other sums of money).
From kilo- 'thousand'
10 Baseball Strikeout.

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The chemical element potassium.
From modern Latin kalium

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