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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 garment 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 of (informal) somewhat or in some way; 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]
kink a tight curl or twist. [4 definitions]
Kiribati an island country in the central part of the Pacific Ocean. It lies northeast of Australia. The capital of Kiribati is South Tarawa.
kiss to touch or press with the lips as a sign of love, friendship, passion, or respect. [3 definitions]
kit1 a collection of items for a particular use. [3 definitions]