Definitions for k

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. kelvin, K(noun)

    the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

  2. potassium, K, atomic number 19(noun)

    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

  3. thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, K, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard(noun)

    the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

  4. kilobyte, K, KB, kB(noun)

    a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes

  5. kilobyte, kibibyte, K, KB, kB, KiB(noun)

    a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes

  6. K, k(noun)

    the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet

  7. K, jet, super acid, special K, honey oil, green, cat valium, super C(adj)

    street names for ketamine

  8. thousand, one thousand, 1000, m, k(adj)

    denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. k(Noun)

    The eleventh letter of the English alphabet.

  2. k(Noun)

    See K

  3. k(Noun)

    A kilobyte (more formally KB or kB).

  4. k(Noun)

    (Also spelled 'kay.)

  5. k

    kilometre or kilometres.

    We drove 15 ks before we realised Billy wasn't in the back seat.

  6. k

    thousand or thousands.

    Just about 65 k of Jack's full salaray comes from servicing the Baker account.

  7. k

    The SI measurement value of 1,000

  8. K(Noun)

    A contract.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. K

    the eleventh letter of the English alphabet, is nonvocal consonant. The form and sound of the letter K are from the Latin, which used the letter but little except in the early period of the language. It came into the Latin from the Greek, which received it from a Phoenician source, the ultimate origin probably being Egyptian. Etymologically K is most nearly related to c, g, h (which see)

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. K

    K is the eleventh letter of the ISO basic Latin alphabet.

The New Hacker's DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. K

    [from kilo-] A kilobyte. Used both as a spoken word and a written suffix (like meg and gig for megabyte and gigabyte). See quantifiers.

  2. k

    [rare; poss fr. kilo- prefix] Extremely. Rare among hackers, but quite common among crackers and warez d00dz in compounds such as k-kool /K´kool´/, k-rad /K´rad´/, and k-awesome /K´aw`sm/. Also used to intensify negatives; thus, k-evil, k-lame, k-screwed, and k-annoying. Overuse of this prefix, or use in more formal or technical contexts, is considered an indicator of lamer status.

The Standard Electrical DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. K

    The symbol for electrostatic capacity.


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