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Krummholz

ˈkrʌmhɒlts

Meanings of Krummholz:

noun

Stunted wind-blown trees growing near the treeline on mountains.

Usage examples:

Indeed this is observed: there are often slowly growing populations of seedlings, saplings and krum…

Krummhorn

ˈkrʌmhɔːn

Meanings of Krummhorn:

noun

A medieval wind instrument with an enclosed double reed and an upward-curving end, producing an even, nasal sound.

Usage examples:

The sound of mandolin, crumhorns, bassoons, recorders, and various timpani, being woven into a rock…

Meanings of Kryokonite:

noun

A grey sediment found at the bottom of holes in the surface of an ice field or glacier, consisting chiefly of wind-blown dust and often also microorganisms.

Krypton

ˈkrɪptɒn

Meanings of Krypton:

noun

The chemical element of atomic number 36, a member of the noble gas series. it is obtained by distillation of liquid air, and is used in some kinds of electric light.

Usage examples:

Consider windows that fill that space with gases like argon, krypton, or a mix of the two.

Kryptonite

ˈkrɪptənʌɪt

Meanings of Kryptonite:

noun

(in the fictional word of the cartoon, tv, and film character superman) an alien mineral that has the property of depriving superman of his powers.

Usage examples:

The evil lex luthor diminishes superman's powers with kryptonite

Kshatriya

ˈkʃatrɪə

Meanings of Kshatriya:

noun

A member of the second of the four great hindu castes, the military caste. the traditional function of the kshatriyas is to protect society by fighting in wartime and governing in peacetime.

Usage examples:

The kshatriya must use power to protect the rights of the weak, for that is his dharma, the truth o…

Meanings of Kshatriyahood:

noun

A member of the second of the four great hindu castes, the military caste. the traditional function of the kshatriyas is to protect society by fighting in wartime and governing in peacetime.

Usage examples:

The kshatriya must use power to protect the rights of the weak, for that is his dharma, the truth o…

Meanings of Kt:

abbreviation

Knot(s).

Usage examples:

A cruising speed of 240 kt

Meanings of Kuchen:

noun

A cake, especially one eaten with coffee.

Usage examples:

Such is the case with thomas keller's kuchen.

Kudos

ˈkjuː.dɒs

Meanings of Kudos:

noun

Praise and honour received for an achievement.

Usage examples:

She was looking for kudos rather than profit

Kudu

ˈkuːduː

Meanings of Kudu:

noun

An african antelope that has a greyish or brownish coat with white vertical stripes, and a short bushy tail. the male has long spirally curved horns.

Usage examples:

Afterwards, i sit on my terrace and watch what may be kudus, springboks or oryxes amble to the wate…

Meanings of Kudus:

noun

An african antelope that has a greyish or brownish coat with white vertical stripes, and a short bushy tail. the male has long spirally curved horns.

Usage examples:

Afterwards, i sit on my terrace and watch what may be kudus, springboks or oryxes amble to the wate…

Kudzu

ˈkʊd.zuː

Meanings of Kudzu:

noun

A quick-growing east asian climbing plant with reddish-purple flowers, used as a fodder crop and for erosion control.

Usage examples:

The scrub that borders the tracks is overgrown with kudzu, an imported plant that strangles the nat…

Kudzus

ˈkʊdzuː

Meanings of Kudzus:

noun

A quick-growing east asian climbing plant with reddish-purple flowers, used as a fodder crop and for erosion control.

Usage examples:

The scrub that borders the tracks is overgrown with kudzu, an imported plant that strangles the nat…

Meanings of Kugel:

noun

(in jewish cooking) a kind of savoury pudding of potatoes or other vegetables.

Usage examples:

Their tote bags were laden with vegetables to prepare for chicken soup and potato kugel.

Kukri

ˈkʊkri

Meanings of Kukri:

noun

A curved knife broadening towards the point, used by gurkhas.

Usage examples:

He was about to cut his finger on the kukri he kept on his desk for the blood needed in the spell w…

Kuku

ˈkuːkuː

Meanings of Kuku:

noun

Another term for kereru.

Kula

ˈkuːlə

Meanings of Kula:

noun

(in some pacific communities) an inter-island system of ceremonial gift exchange as a prelude to or at the same time as regular trading.

Usage examples:

Malinowski found that kula cements social bonds between island groups, and according to anthropolog…

Kulak

ˈkuːlak

Meanings of Kulak:

noun

A peasant in russia wealthy enough to own a farm and hire labour. emerging after the emancipation of serfs in the 19th century the kulaks resisted stalin's forced collectivization, but millions were arrested, exiled, or killed.

Usage examples:

Many in the party were now convinced that kulaks were holding the country to ransom.

Kulaks

ˈkuːlak

Meanings of Kulaks:

noun

A peasant in russia wealthy enough to own a farm and hire labour. emerging after the emancipation of serfs in the 19th century the kulaks resisted stalin's forced collectivization, but millions were arrested, exiled, or killed.

Usage examples:

Many in the party were now convinced that kulaks were holding the country to ransom.

Meanings of Kulan:

noun

An animal of a race of the asian wild ass, native to the central asian steppes.

Meanings of Kulang:

noun

The common crane, grus grus.

Meanings of Kuli:

noun

A member of a people of gujarat and the north-west of maharashtra in western india.

Kultur

kʊlˈtʊə

Meanings of Kultur:

noun

German civilization and culture (sometimes used in a derogatory sense to suggest elements of racism, authoritarianism, or militarism).

Usage examples:

Such a challenge to german kultur and administration sharpened german nationalism and began to tran…

Meanings of Kulturkampf:

proper noun

A conflict from 1872 to 1887 between the german government (headed by bismarck) and the papacy for the control of schools and church appointments, in which bismarck was forced to concede to the catholic church.

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