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K, k

noun uk   /keɪ/ us  

K, k noun (LETTER)

[C or U] (plural Ks, K's or k's) the eleventh letter of the English alphabetLetters of alphabetsLettering and alphabets

K, k noun (COMPUTER)

[C] (plural K) abbreviation for kilobyte: a computer with 256K of memoryComputer concepts

K, k noun (MONEY)

[C] (plural K) informal for 1,000, especially 1,000 pounds, dollars, etc.: His car cost him £20K.Specific amounts of money


[after noun] abbreviation for kelvin: 273°KMeasurements of temperature
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