K

K1
(also k)
noun (plural Ks or K's)
1》 the eleventh letter of the alphabet.
2》 denoting the next after J in a set of items, categories, etc.
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K2
abbreviation
1》 Cambodia (international vehicle registration). [from Kampuchea.]
2》 kelvin(s).
3》 Computing kilobyte(s).
4》 kilometre(s).
5》 king (used in describing play in card games and chess).
6》 Köchel (catalogue of Mozart's works).
7》 informal thousand. [from kilo-.]
symbol the chemical element potassium. [from mod. L. kalium.]

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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