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One thousand dollars.
The symbol for potassium.
[From New Latin kalium, potassium; see hypokalemia.]
6. Games king
7. Bible Kings
k 1or K (kā)
n. pl. k's or K's also ks or Ks
1. The 11th letter of the modern English alphabet.
2. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter k.
3. The 11th in a series.
4. Something shaped like the letter K.
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n, pl k's, K's or Ks
1. (Linguistics) the 11th letter and 8th consonant of the modern English alphabet
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless velar stop, as in kitten
3. (Other Non-Christian Religions) See five Ks
1. (Units) kilo(s)
2. (Mathematics) maths the unit vector along the z-axis
1. (Units) kelvin(s)
2. (Chess & Draughts) chess king
3. (Chemistry) chem potassium
4. (General Physics) physics kaon
5. (Currencies) currency
6. one thousand
7. (Computer Science) computing
a. a unit of 1024 words, bits, or bytes
b. (not in technical usage) 1000
(Automotive Engineering) Cambodia (international car registration)
[(for sense 3) from New Latin kalium; (for sense 6) from kilo-; (for sense 8) from Kampuchea]
(Classical Music) Köchel: indicating the serial number in the catalogue (1862) of the works of Mozart made by Ludwig von Köchel (1800–77)
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n., pl. Ks K's, ks k's.
1. the 11th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
2. any spoken sound represented by this letter.
3. something shaped like a K.
4. a written or printed representation of the letter K or k.
a. the number 1024 or 210: A binary 32K memory has 32,768 positions.
2. the number 1000: a $20K salary.
[abbr. of kilo-].
1. the 11th in order or in a series.
[< New Latin kalium]
5. Physics. kaon.
a unit vector on the z-axis of a coordinate system.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
1. The symbol for potassium.
2. Abbreviation of kelvin
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|Noun||1.||K - the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites|
temperature unit - a unit of measurement for temperature
|2.||K - a light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite|
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
carnallite - a white or reddish mineral consisting of hydrous chlorides of potassium and magnesium; used as a fertilizer and as a source of potassium and magnesium
kainite - a white mineral consisting of magnesium sulphate and potassium chloride; a source of potassium salts; used as a fertilizer
langbeinite - a mineral consisting of potassium magnesium double sulphate; used as a fertilizer
|3.||K - the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100|
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
millenary - a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)
|4.||K - a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes|
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
|5.||K - a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes|
computer memory unit - a unit for measuring computer memory
word - a word is a string of bits stored in computer memory; "large computers use words up to 64 bits long"
|6.||k - the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet|
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
|7.||K - street names for ketamine|
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride - a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
|Adj.||1.||k - denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units|
cardinal - being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order; "cardinal numbers"
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K1 k [keɪ] N (= letter) → K, k f
K for Kilo → K de Kilo
1. =kilo- → kilo-
3. (Brit) =Knight caballero de una orden
4. (Comput) =kilobyte → K m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
Kk [ˈkeɪ] n (= letter) → K, k m
K for King → K comme Kléber
(=kilobyte) → Ko(= kilo-octet)
(British) (=Knight) titre honorifique
n abbr (=one thousand) → K(= kilo)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → K nt, → k nt
n (Comput) abbr of kilobyte → KB
Kabbr (in salaries etc) → -tausend; 15 K → 15.000
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
Kk [keɪ] n (letter) → K, k f or m inv
K for King → K come kursaal
1. abbr =chilo → kg
2. n abbr
a. (fam) (one thousand) he's on 25k → prende 25.000 (sterline)
b. (Comput) =kilobyte
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
abbrv. símbolo para el potasio.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012