K [1] (also k) NOUN (pl. Ks or K's) 1) the eleventh letter of the alphabet. 2) denoting the next item after J in a set.
K [2] ABBREVIATION 1) kelvin(s). 2) Computing kilobyte(s). 3) kilometre(s). 4) (in card games and chess) king. 5) Köchel (catalogue of Mozart's works). 6) informal thousand. [ORIGIN: from KILO-(Cf. ↑kilo-).]
SYMBOL the chemical element potassium. [ORIGIN: from Latin kalium.]

English terms dictionary. 2015.

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.