Mathematics. a vector on the z-axis, having length 1 unit.
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the eleventh letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any sound represented by the letter K or k, as in bilk, kit, or sick.
something having the shape of a K.
a written or printed representation of the letter K or k.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter K or k.
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Music. Köchel listing.
kindergarten: a K–12 boarding school.
Real Estate. kitchen.
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How to use k in a sentence
We had the big drop, and for much of the country who are on the up part of the k, things are pretty good.The economy added 245,000 jobs in November, the slowest month of growth since recovery began | Eli Rosenberg | December 4, 2020 | Washington Post
It goes considerably beyond the simple mix of N, P, and k that plants need to grow.Junk Food Is Bad For Plants, Too - Issue 90: Something Green | Anne Biklé & David R. Montgomery | September 23, 2020 | Nautilus
The system also allows for 4K passthrough with HDR, which maintains the integrity of the signal sent from your high-end TV.Best surround-sound systems for your home entertainment center | PopSci Commerce Team | July 21, 2020 | Popular-Science
Japan last claimed the top spot with its k computer in 2011.The World’s New Fastest Supercomputer Is an Exascale Machine for AI | Jason Dorrier | June 25, 2020 | Singularity Hub
“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris k. Smith of East Polk County.
His monotonous music is, really, like the audio soundtrack to a k-hole.The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’ | Marlow Stern | January 4, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Only the L, k, and A of the old sign remain stuck to the side of the office.
Maybe giving Deborah k. Jones, our Ambassador to Libya, a 9mm SIG Sauer and a pair of nunchucks.
She alleges that he and twenty-or-so named colleagues collectively abused “alcohol, cocaine, mushrooms, Special-k, heroin.”
What more could one desire of him, I pray, Than just to hop around and stand for k?
Had he not meant the Fleet to shove in k. must have made some reference to the second Division, surely.
In writing k. I try to convey the truth in terms which will neither give him needless anxiety or undue confidence.
Well, to steer a middle course between my duty to my force and my loyalty to k. is not so simple as it might seem.
As a fighting unit they are on their last legs and when they will be set upon their feet again Lord k. knows.
British Dictionary definitions for k (1 of 4)
maths the unit vector along the z-axis
British Dictionary definitions for k (2 of 4)
the 11th letter and 8th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless velar stop, as in kitten
British Dictionary definitions for K (3 of 4)
Köchel: indicating the serial number in the catalogue (1862) of the works of Mozart made by Ludwig von Köchel (1800–77)
British Dictionary definitions for K (4 of 4)
a unit of 1024 words, bits, or bytes
(not in technical usage) 1000
Cambodia (international car registration)
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Scientific definitions for K
Abbreviation of kelvin
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