Meaning of K in English

K

/ keɪ; NAmE / noun , abbreviation

■ noun

(also k ) [ C , U ] ( pl. Ks , K's , k's / keɪz; NAmE /) the 11th letter of the English alphabet :

'King' begins with (a) K / 'K'.

■ abbreviation ( pl. K )

1.

( informal ) one thousand :

She earns 40K (= £40 000) a year.

2.

kilometre(s) :

a 10K race

3.

kelvin(s)

Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне.