K - Letter K - Words that begin with the Letter K

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Upper Case Capital Letter K 

Lower Case Letter  k

Speak Letter - Mouse over the Letter K (Kay)

Hand Write Letter - Mouse over diagram on right >

Sound Phonics: a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y

The Letter K is the 11th letter of the English Alphabet. Word Class.

Important Words that begin with the Letter K

Knowledge is having acquired skills and understanding that is learned through experience and study, which gives a person the ability to use information effectively and efficiently in order to accomplish goals or to solve a problems. Knowledge can also be used to accurately decipher information and be used to understand complex situations or difficult problems. To know.

know is to be aware of certain facts or specific information, and having knowledge and information about certain things. To understand the meaning of something. To know is to see other choices and options that others can not see because they don't know that other choices and options exist.

Key is a small flat metal tool that is used to open locks or used to unlock doors. A device that gives access to something. Knowledge is key because knowledge gives you access to everything that is known in the universe. Key also means an essential component or something crucial for explaining. A list of words or phrases that explain symbols or abbreviations. Key also means the central building block at the top of an arch or vault.

Keen is having the ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions. Being very good and sharp.

Kind is being nice and helpful to someone by understanding their needs and respecting their feelings.

Kiss is to use your lips to touch someone lightly, sometimes by gently pressing your lips against someone else's lips or by placing your lips on the face of someone when you greet them hello. A kiss is an expression of mutual love or friendship between people who are comfortable with this type of gesture, caressing or greeting.

Keep is to hold something and look after something. Be in charge of something and maintain its place or position. Keep also means to prevent or stop something from happening.

Kidney are two bean-shaped organs found in the human body and in vertebrates. Kidney's are located on the left and right in the retroperitoneal space, and in adult humans are about 11 centimetres (4.3 in) in length. They receive blood from the paired renal arteries; blood exits into the paired renal veins. Each kidney is attached to a ureter, a tube that carries excreted urine to the bladder.

Knee is part of the human leg that joins the upper thigh with the lower leg and consists of two joints: one between the femur and tibia (tibiofemoral joint), and one between the femur and patella (patellofemoral joint). It is the largest joint in the human body. The knee is a modified hinge joint, which permits flexion and extension as well as slight internal and external rotation. The knee is vulnerable to injury and to the development of osteoarthritis.

Kinetic is relating to motion and the forces and energy of material bodies.

Kelvin is a scale of temperature.

Kayak is a small, narrow watercraft which is propelled by means of a double-bladed paddle. The word kayak originates from the Greenlandic word qajaq.

Keyboard is a typewriter-style input device which uses an arrangement of buttons or keys to act as mechanical levers or electronic switches. Keyboard is one of the main input methods for computers. Keyboard as a Musical Instrument is the set of side by side levers or keys on a musical instrument. Keyboards typically contain keys for playing the twelve notes of the Western musical scale, with a combination of larger, longer keys and smaller, shorter keys that repeats at the interval of an octave. Depressing a key on the keyboard makes the instrument produce sounds—either by mechanically striking a string or tine (acoustic and electric piano, clavichord), plucking a string (harpsichord), causing air to flow through a pipe organ, striking a bell (carillon), or, on electric and electronic keyboards, completing a circuit (Hammond organ, digital piano, synthesizer). Since the most commonly encountered keyboard instrument is the piano, the keyboard layout is often referred to as the piano keyboard.

Knitting is a method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric for use in many types of garments. Knitting creates multiple loops of yarn, called stitches, in a line or tube. Knitting has multiple active stitches on the needle at one time. Knitted fabric consists of a number of consecutive rows of intermeshing of loops. As each row progresses, a newly created loop is pulled through one or more loops from the prior row, placed on the gaining needle, and the loops from the prior row are then pulled off the other needle. Knitting may be done by hand or by using a machine. Different types of yarns (fibre type, texture, and twist), needle sizes, and stitch types may be used to achieve knitted fabrics with different properties (color, texture, weight, heat retention, look, water resistance, and/or integrity).

Kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking food and food preparation in a dwelling or in a commercial establishment. A modern middle-class residential Kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator, and worktops and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a dishwasher, and other electric appliances. The main functions of a kitchen are to store, prepare and cook food (and to complete related tasks such as dishwashing). The room or area may also be used for dining (or small meals such as breakfast), entertaining and laundry.

Kilogram is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI). One Kilogram is approximately equal to 2.2046 avoirdupois pounds, which is a system of weights based on a pound of 16 ounces or 7,000 grains, widely used in English-speaking countries. A Grain as a unit of measurement of mass, and in the troy weight, avoirdupois, and Apothecaries' system, equal to exactly 64.79891 milligrams.

Kitten is a young domestic cat.

Kaleidoscope is an optical instrument with two or more reflecting surfaces tilted to each other in an angle, so that one or more (parts of) objects on one end of the mirrors are seen as a regular symmetrical pattern when viewed from the other end, due to repeated reflection. The reflectors (or mirrors) are usually enclosed in a tube, often containing on one end a cell with loose, colored pieces of glass or other transparent (and/or opaque) materials to be reflected into the viewed pattern. Rotation of the cell causes motion of the materials, resulting in an ever-changing view being presented.

Karma refers to the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of an individual (cause) influence the future of that individual (effect). Good intent and good deeds contribute to good karma and future happiness, while bad intent and bad deeds contribute to bad karma and future suffering

Kangaroo is a marsupial from the family Macropodidae (macropods, meaning "large foot"). In common use the term is used to describe the largest species from this family, especially those of the genus Macropus: the red Kangaroo, antilopine kangaroo, eastern grey kangaroo, and western grey kangaroo. Kangaroos are indigenous to Australia. The Australian government estimates that 34.3 million kangaroos lived within the commercial harvest areas of Australia in 2011, up from 25.1 million one year earlier.

Ketchup is a sauce used as a condiment. Ketchup is a sweet and tangy sauce now typically made from tomatoes, sugar, and vinegar, with assorted seasonings and spices. The specific spices and flavors vary, but commonly include onions, allspice, coriander, cloves, cumin, garlic, and mustard; and sometimes include celery, cinnamon or ginger.

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