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kilobyte a unit of measurement equal to 1,024 bytes. Kilobytes are used to measure the amount of electronic information that can be stored by a computer. (abbreviated: k)
kilogram a unit of weight equal to one thousand grams or 2.205 pounds. (abbreviated: kg)
kilohertz a unit that measures the frequency of radio waves. One kilohertz is equal to one thousand cycles per second. (abbreviated: kHz)
kilometer a unit of length equal to one thousand meters or 0.621 mile. (abbreviated: km)
kilometre a spelling of kilometer used in Canada and Britain. See kilometer.
kilowatt a unit of electrical power equal to one thousand watts. (abbreviated: kw, kW)
kilt a plaid wool skirt that has pleats. Kilts are worn by men in Scotland.
kimono a long, Japanese robe that has wide sleeves and a broad sash.
kin the members of an extended family together; relatives.
kind1 helpful; friendly; good. [2 definitions]
kind2 a group of things, people, or animals that are thought of together because of like characteristics. [3 definitions]
kindergarten a program for very young children. Kindergarten teaches some of the activities that are done in school.
kindle1 to build or start (a fire). [3 definitions]
kindling dry material that burns easily and is used to start a fire.
kindly showing or having kindness. [3 definitions]
kindness the quality of being kind. [2 definitions]
kind of1 (informal) somewhat; rather.
king a male head of a royal family who rules a country for life. [4 definitions]
kingdom a country that is ruled by a king or queen. [2 definitions]
kingfisher a bird with a large head, strong beak, and bright markings. Kingfishers often have a crest on their head. They live near water and eat fish or insects.
king-size larger than the usual size. [2 definitions]