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kBaud


One thousand symbols of data per second. Equivalent to 1 kb/s for binary signaling.

 


Kevlar


A very strong, very light, synthetic compound developed by DuPont which is used to strengthen optical cables.

 


Keying


Generating signals by the interruption or modulation of a steady signal or carrier.

 


kg


Abbreviation for kilogram. Approximately 2.2 pounds.

 




kHz


One thousand cycles per second.

 


km


Abbreviation for kilometer. 1 km = 3,280 feet or 0.62 miles.