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K,

11th letter of the alphabetalphabet
[Gr. alpha-beta, like Eng. ABC], system of writing, theoretically having a one-for-one relation between character (or letter) and phoneme (see phonetics). Few alphabets have achieved the ideal exactness.
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. It is a usual symbol for a voiceless velar stop, as in the English cook. It corresponds to Greek kappa. In chemistry K is the symbol for the element potassiumpotassium
, a metallic chemical element; symbol K [Lat. kalium=alkali]; at. no. 19; at. wt. 39.0983; m.p. 63.25°C;; b.p. 760°C;; sp. gr. .862 at 20°C;; valence +1.

Potassium is a soft, silver-white metal.
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k

1. Prefix for kilo, indicating multiplication by 1000.
2. Symbol for “coefficient of thermal conductivity.”

K

1. Abbr. for key.
2.Abbr. for kip.
3. Abbr. for kitchen.
4.Symbol for “Kelvin.”

kelvin (K)

The International Standard unit of temperature. Absolute zero equals 0°K = -273.16°C = 459.69°F. A temperature increase of 1°K is numerically equal to an increase of 1°C.

kilo (k)

Prefix, used in the International System of Units, denoting multiplication by 1000.

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. continually hindered from gaining entrance to mysterious castle. [Ger. Lit.: The Castle]

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K?chel: indicating the serial number in the catalogue (1862) of the works of Mozart made by Ludwig von K?chel, (1800--1877)

K

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kilo-, a kilobyte. Used both as a spoken word and a written suffix, like meg and gig for megabyte and gigabyte.

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