Meaning of K in English

K

1. Chess. king.

2. Physics. Kelvin.

3. the number 1000: The salary offered is $20K. [abbr. of KILO-]

4. Music. See Köchel listing .

5. kindergarten: a K-12 boarding school.

6. Real Estate. kitchen.

Symbol.

1. the eleventh in order or in a series, or, when I is omitted, the tenth.

2. Chem. potassium. [ kalium ]

3. Computers.

a. the number 1024 or 2 10 : A binary 32K memory has 32,768 positions.

b. kilobyte.

4. Baseball. strikeout; strikeouts.

5. Physics. kaon.

6. Biochem. lysine.

Ecol.

carrying capacity.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .