Definition of "k" [k]

  • The 11th letter of the modern English alphabet. (noun)
  • Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter k. (noun)
  • The 11th in a series. (noun)
  • Something shaped like the letter K. (noun)
  • Karat (abbreviation)
  • The 11th letter and 8th consonant of the modern English alphabet (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless velar stop, as in kitten (noun)

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Use "k" in a sentence
  • "Any such forcing relation is consistent and monotone: for no sentence A and no k does k force both A and ¬A. if k ‰¤ k² and k forces"
  • "N before g, the sound of ng ([n =]): sing, also n before k-- [n =] g, -- i [n =] k. bang song lank rang long bank sang strong sank hang thing tank wink cling sung sink swing lung think sing swung brink sting stung"
  • "= 3 Sum {from k = 2 to ∞} 1/(k-1) ² - 3 Sum {from k = 2 to ∞} 1/k² substitute t = k-1 in the first sum"