Meaning of K in English


1. n. (also k) (pl. Ks or K's) the eleventh letter of the alphabet. 2. abbr. (also K.)

1. kelvin(s).

2 King, King's.

3 K{ouml}chel (catalogue of Mozart's works).

4 (also k) (prec. by a numeral) a Computing a unit of 1,024 (i.e. 2(10)) bytes or bits, or loosely 1,000. b 1,000.

Etymology: sense 4 as abbr. of KILO- 3.

symb. Chem. the element potassium.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.