K

Primary Meanings of K

1.
n
the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet
2.
n
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
3.
n
the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
4.
n
the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
5.
n
a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes
6.
n
street names for ketamine
Full Definitions of K
1

n the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet

Synonyms:
k
Type of:
alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
2

n 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

Synonyms:
atomic number 19, potassium
Type of:
metal, metallic element
any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
3

n the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

Synonyms:
kelvin
Type of:
temperature unit
a unit of measurement for temperature
4

n the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

Synonyms:
1000, G, M, chiliad, grand, one thousand, thou, thousand, yard
Types:
millenary
a sum or aggregate of one thousand (especially one thousand years)
Type of:
large integer
an integer equal to or greater than ten
5

n a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes

Synonyms:
KB, kB, kilobyte
Type of:
computer memory unit
a unit for measuring computer memory

n a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes

Synonyms:
KB, KiB, kB, kibibyte, kilobyte
Type of:
computer memory unit
a unit for measuring computer memory
6

n street names for ketamine

Synonyms:
cat valium, green, honey oil, jet, special K, super C, super acid
Type of:
Ketalar, ketamine, ketamine hydrochloride
a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP

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