Meaning of “K” in the English Dictionary

"K" in American English

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K noun (LETTER)

us /keɪ/ [ C ] plural K’s, Ks, k’s or ks also k the eleventh letter of the English alphabet

K noun (SCHOOL)

us /keɪ/ abbreviation forkindergarten

K noun (TEMPERATURE)

science /keɪ/ [ C ] abbreviation forkelvin

(Definition of “K” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"K" in Business English

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Knoun [ C ]

/keɪ/ uk us

MONEY written abbreviation for thousand:

She earns £75K a year.

IT →  Kb

(Definition of “K” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)