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Kansas a state in the midwestern United States. Its capital is Topeka. (abbreviated: KS)
karaoke a kind of music entertainment system that plays the music of popular songs, but leaves out the vocals. This allows a person to sing along with the music. Karaoke was invented in Japan.
karat a unit of measure for the purity of gold equal to one twenty-fourth part of pure gold.
karate a way to protect and guard oneself without weapons. Karate uses hard blows with the elbows or the edges of the hands or feet.
katydid a large, green insect that is related to the grasshopper. Katydids live in trees and are often heard calling on summer nights. The male makes a noise that sounds like "katydid" by rubbing its wings together.
kayak a boat, used by the Inuit people, that is slim with a light frame and is pointed at both ends. Kayaks are covered with a waterproof skin that may be pulled tight around the waist of the person inside. [2 definitions]
Kazakhstan a Central Asian country located to the south of Russia. The capital of Kazakhstan is Astana.
keel a long piece of wood or metal that runs down the length of the bottom of a boat or ship. The keel makes a boat or ship stable in the water.
keel over to fall over suddenly; faint.
keen1 very sharp; able to cut easily into thin, exact pieces. [3 definitions]
keep to hold or continue to hold. [8 definitions]
keep an eye on to watch or tend with care.
keep an eye out to watch closely.
keeping harmony or agreement. [2 definitions]
keep one's balance to stay steady and upright.
keep one's chin up to stay hopeful; not lose hope.
keep one's distance to stay far away or avoid getting involved.
keep one's fingers crossed to hope for a good ending or result.
keep one's shirt on (informal) to stop oneself from becoming angry or losing patience; hold one's temper.
keep tabs on (informal) to keep under close watch; observe carefully.
keep track of to record the movements or progress of.