K, k Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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K, knoun

uk   us   /keɪ/

K, k noun (LETTER)

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

K, k noun (COMPUTER)

[C] (plural K) abbreviation for kilobyte : a ​computer with 256K ofmemory

K, k noun (MONEY)

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


[after noun] abbreviation for kelvin : 273°K
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