Meaning of K in English

K

K 1

(also k )

■ noun ( plural Ks or K's )

1》 the eleventh letter of the alphabet.

2》 denoting the next after J in a set of items, categories, etc.

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K 2

■ abbreviation

1》 Cambodia (international vehicle registration). [from Kampuchea .]

2》 kelvin(s).

3》 Computing kilobyte(s).

4》 kilometre(s).

5》 king (used in describing play in card games and chess).

6》 Köchel (catalogue of Mozart's works).

7》 informal thousand. [from kilo- .]

■ symbol the chemical element potassium. [from mod. L. kalium .]

Concise Oxford English vocab.      Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка.