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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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Engineers created the Katal Landing Pad so snowboarders can practice tricks without getting hurt.
A further IUPAC/IFCC Tentative Recommendation in 1972 (10) preferred the etymologically correct spelling of katal (kat) and was in agreement with the NPAC/NB Commission on Biochemical Nomenclature.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Gate & Railing at Madla Talav, Storm water drain near Fateh Darwaja & Renovation & extension of Katal Khana at jahangirpura for Khambhat Nagarpalika under UDP-78 (2015-16).
Plasma triglyceride, total cholesterol, glucose and glycerol were assayed by standard enzymatic methods using kits produced by KATAL (Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil).
One of the released persons, Haji Muhammad Katal, 46, said he spent more than one year in prison at the Bagram.
Hopkins renders the following line in Tamil, rich in alliteration--karkkontalai kanta katal punamayil kan paniya--with an English line equally rich in alliteration and internal rhyme: "Sighing, she quivers with desire / then shrinks with shame; damp with sweat, / hair standing on end, her eyes fill with tears--.
Tenders are invited for Improvement to the internal village roads approaching to the katal shilpa at ukshi tal.
Tenders are invited for Urgent repairs to inspection path from Joykrishnapur Road to Saraighat at Mouza - Joykrishnapur ,Uttar Katal , over Cossye Rifght embankment under Cossye (I) Section of Panskura (I) Sub-Division No-II within East Midnapur Division
Tenders are invited for Metaling and Tarring and Up-Gradation of Shananghattti Dargi Katal via shoal road Work Description: Construction of R/Wall, B/Wall, Cross drainage work, WBM G-I,II,III, PCC parapets, road side, M/T and Km stone etc in km.