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juxtapose to bring together for the purpose of side-by-side comparison or contrast.
juxtaposition the act or an instance of juxtaposing. [2 definitions]
JV abbreviation of "junior varsity," an athletic team that represents a school, college, or the like at a level below varsity; jayvee.
Jy. abbreviation of "July," the seventh month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty-one days.
K2 abbreviation of "Kelvin."
K3 symbol of the chemical element potassium.
K1 abbreviation of "one thousand" (esp. used to refer to dollars).
k the eleventh letter of the English alphabet.
K2 the second-highest mountain in the world, located in Kashmir; Godwin Austen.
Kaaba a building in the courtyard of the Great Mosque in Mecca, to which Muslims make a yearly pilgrimage.
kabala see cabala.
kabob (usu. pl.) small pieces of meat, sometimes interspersed with vegetables, cooked by roasting on a skewer; shish kebab.
kabuki a form of Japanese popular drama using male actors for both male and female roles, and with highly stylized acting, music, and dancing.
Kabul the capital of Afghanistan.
kachina among the Hopi Indians, any of various minor deities or ancestral spirits, or a doll, dancer, or dancer's mask representing such a spirit.
Kaddish an ancient Jewish prayer recited during the daily service. [2 definitions]
kadi variant of cadi.
kaffee klatsch see coffee klatsch.
kaffir (derogatory) in South Africa, a black person.
kaffiyeh a cloth headdress that is draped over the head and held with a cord wound around the head, worn by Arabs for protection from dust and heat.
kaftan variant of caftan.