Related to the French Sign Language sign for "K".
K (plural Ks) (law, informal) A contract.
K (education, US) Kindergarten. "K-8" is Kindergarten through eighth grade. (computing, often) Kilo-, 1,024. (computing) A single character message used as an acknowledgement (ACK), meaning "previous message received and understood." (Morse code) Go ahead, over: an indication that a message is complete and a reply is awaited. (baseball) Strikeouts. (chess) King. (biology) Carrying capacity. (slang) OK. (knitting) knit 1855, Godey's Magazine (volume 51, page 71) Knit 3, p 1, k 2, purl 1, k 2, m 1, k 2 together, k 1. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) (US) The initial letter of the call sign of radio stations west of the Mississippi (see also W)
K (chemistry) Symbol for potassium. Symbol for kelvin, the SI unit of thermodynamic temperature. Specifically (U+212A version) (biochemistry) IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for lysine. (geology) Symbol for hydraulic conductivity. Thousand. 5k = 5,000 (radio slang) over, waiting for reply
K upper case (lower case k) The eleventh letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
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