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K, k

noun uk   us   /keɪ/

K, k noun (LETTER)

[C or U] (plural Ks, K's or k's) the eleventh letter of the English alphabet

K, k noun (COMPUTER)

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

K, k noun (MONEY)

[C] (plural K) informal for 1,000, especially 1,000 pounds, dollars, etc.: His car cost him $20K.

K, k noun (TEMPERATURE)

[after noun] abbreviation for kelvin : 273°K
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