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kwh abbreviation of "kilowatt-hour," or "kilowatt-hours," a unit of electrical energy equal to one kilowatt operating for one hour.
KY abbreviation of "Kentucky," an east central U.S. state, south of Indiana and Ohio.
kyat the chief monetary unit of Myanmar, equaling one hundred pyas.
kymograph an instrument that measures and records variations, modulations, oscillations, and the like, such as those of blood pressure or the angular positions of an aircraft in flight.
Kyoto a city in southern Honshu, Japan, at one time the capital of Japan.
Kyrgyz of or pertaining to Kyrgyzstan or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Kyrgyzstan a Central Asian country bordered by China and Kazakhstan; formerly a republic of the Soviet Union.
Kyrie eleison Lord, have mercy (Greek); a supplication or invocation that is part of many liturgies in the Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches. [2 definitions]
L2 abbreviation of "large," of greater size, amount, scope, or proportion than the average; not small.
L1 in Roman numeral notation, 50.
L. abbreviation of "Lake," a large, standing body of fresh or salt water that is surrounded on all sides by land (used in a proper name).
l1 abbreviation of "liter," or "liters," the basic unit of capacity of the metric system, equal to one cubic decimeter or 1.056 liquid quarts or 0.908 dry quart.
l2 the twelfth letter of the English alphabet. [2 definitions]
l.1 abbreviation of "length," extent of linear distance.
l.2 abbreviation of "left."
La symbol of the chemical element lanthanum.
LA abbreviation of "Louisiana," a southern U.S. state between Mississippi and Texas.
L.A. abbreviation of "Los Angeles," a seaport in southern California.
la in music, the syllable used to denote the sixth tone of a diatonic scale. (See sol-fa.) [2 definitions]
lab1 shortened form of "laboratory."
lab2 shortened form of "Labrador retriever."