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Noun: k  key
  1. The 11th letter of the Roman alphabet
    - K, kay
Adjective: k  key
  1. Denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units
    - thousand, one thousand, 1000, m
Noun: K  key
  1. The cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    - thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, chiliad, G, thou, yard
  2. The basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Système International d'Unités
    - kelvin
  3. [slang] A street name for ketamine
    - jet [slang], super acid [slang], special K [slang], honey oil [slang], green [slang], cat valium [slang], super C [slang]
  4. A light soft silver-white metallic element of the alkali metal group; oxidizes rapidly in air and reacts violently with water; is abundant in nature in combined forms occurring in sea water and in carnallite and kainite and sylvite
    - potassium, atomic number 19
  5. A unit of information equal to 1000 bytes
    - kilobyte, KB, kB
  6. A unit of information equal to 1024 bytes
    - kilobyte, kibibyte, KB, kB, KiB

Derived forms: Ks, ks

See also: cardinal

Type of: alphabetic character, computer memory unit, Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride, large integer, letter, letter of the alphabet, metal, metallic element, temperature unit

Part of: brine, carnallite, kainite, langbeinite, Latin alphabet, M, MB, mebibyte, megabyte, MiB, Roman alphabet, saltwater, seawater, sylvine, sylvite

Encyclopedia: K, Adam