k k  /ˈkeɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the basic unit of thermodynamic temperature adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
  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 cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  4. (n) a unit of information equal to 1000 bytes
  5. (n) a unit of information equal to 1024 bytes
  6. (n) the 11th letter of the Roman alphabet
  7. (n) street names for ketamine
  8. (adj) denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units

News

  1. U.K. Inflation Accelerates on Record Air-Fare Increase for May

    U.K. inflation accelerated more than economists forecast in May as a record jump in air fares for the month helped extend its persistence above the Bank of England’s 2 percent target.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. U.K. Stocks Climb; HSBC, Barclays, BP Lead FTSE 100 Gains

    The U.K.’s benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100, rose 0.5 percent at 8:51 a.m.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. K.E.E.P. summer camp accepting registrations

    Sparta — K.E.E.P. is now accepting registrations for their 2013 summer camp, which will run from June 24 — Aug. 30 at their Park Lake Road facility in Sparta.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Sparta Independent

Quotes

  1. She also says that the "F**k U" message on her nails was not directed at Judge Revel, but instead a cute, girly thing to do. "Didn't we do our nails as a joke with our friend dc? it had nothing to do w/court... it's an airbrush design from a...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Lindsay Lohan Source: Actress Archives

  2. "I'm sorry it's happening, of course," Bush said in a wide-ranging interview with ABC's "World News," which was airing Monday. "Obviously I don't like the idea of people losing jobs, or being worried about their 401(k)s. On the other hand,...
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: President Bush Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. The legendary movie-maker says, "I thought he (Grint) was a great actor in the Harry Potter movies. In a lot of scenes, the boy stole the show. He will always have respect for the movies that gave him such a huge brea k, but at his age it's...
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Martin Scorsese Source: PR-inside.com (press release)

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