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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: K (0.01127 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to K.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: K K n 1: the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites [syn: kelvin] 2: 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 [syn: potassium, atomic number 19] 3: the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100 [syn: thousand, one thousand, 1000, M, chiliad, G, grand, thou, yard] 4: a unit of information equal to one thousand (1024) bytes [syn: kilobyte, KB] 5: the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet 6: street names for ketamine [syn: jet, super acid, special K , honey oil, green, cat valium, super C]
English → English (gcide) Definition: K K \K\, (k[=a]), the eleventh letter of the English alphabet, is nonvocal consonant. The form and sound of the letter K are from the Latin, which used the letter but little except in the early period of the language. It came into the Latin from the Greek, which received it from a Ph[oe]nician source, the ultimate origin probably being Egyptian. Etymologically K is most nearly related to c, g, h (which see). Note: In many words of one syllable k is used after c, as in crack, check, deck, being necessary to exhibit a correct pronunciation in the derivatives, cracked, checked, decked, cracking; since without it, c, before the vowels e and i, would be sounded like s. Formerly, k was added to c in certain words of Latin origin, as in musick, publick, republick; but now it is omitted. [1913 Webster] Note: See Guide to Pronunciation, [sect][sect] 240, 178, 179, 185. [1913 Webster]


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