Kelsey is an English surname and originated from an Old English place name in Lincolnshire, England. The place name derived from words meaning "Ceol's island." . In modern times Kelsey has also become a given name for boys and girls in English-speaking countries
The kelvin is a unit of measurement for temperature. It is one of the seven base units in the International System of Units and is assigned the unit symbol K. The Kelvin scale is an absolute, thermodynamic temperature scale using as its null point absolute zero, the temperature at which all thermal motion ceases in the classical description of thermodynamics
Kelvin (given name)
Kelvin as a given name may refer to:* Kelvin Anderson, retired American gridiron football player* Kelvin Batey, English competitive BMX racer* Kelvin Blake, English politician* Kelvin Bryant, American football player
A Kelvin bridge is a measuring instrument invented by William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin. It is used to measure an unknown electrical resistance below 1 Ω. Its operation is similar to the Wheatstone bridge except for the presence of additional resistors
Kembar is an Indonesian and Malay word meaning twin.* Mount Kembar* Danau Kembar - Twin Lake** Lake Dibawah** Lake Diatas
Kemence is a village in Pest county, Hungary.
Kemp is generally a chalky-white, brittle, weak fibre which may be mixed with normal fibers in a sheep's wool fleece. Kemp fibres are often detached from the skin. This hair is not desirable in a fleece, as it does not accept dye, minimising both the quality and the value of the wool.
Kempt may refer to:*Something which maintains a level of orderliness-People:* Cody Kempt , Oregon Ducks football player* George Kempt , Ontario businessman and political figure* James Kempt , British Army officer
Ken or KEN may refer to:*Ken meaning "prefecture" in Japanese - see Prefectures of Japan*Ken , 1964 Japanese film*Kèn from Vietnam*Komisja Edukacji Narodowej, Polish National Board of Education
-Career:Ken Kiprono Ring is a Swedish rap artist of Kenyan descent. He was born in Hässelby, a suburb west of Stockholm, Sweden. He got his breakthrough with the song "Mamma", which is about how his mother got sick and died of cancer when he was 13. He released his first studio album "Vägen tillbaka" with the hit single "Eld och djupa vatten" in 1999
is a 1964 Japanese film directed by Kenji Misumi. From a screenplay by Kazuro Funabashi, based upon the short story Ken by Yukio Mishima.-Synopsis:
Ken is a masculine given name. It is used either as a given name or as a short form of names starting with "Ken"
Kendal (UK Parliament constituency)
Kendal was a parliamentary borough centred on the town of Kendal in Westmorland. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.-History:
Kendra is a female name of disputed origins. Kendra is a moderately popular female first name, ranking 403 out of 4275 for females of all ages in the 1990 U.S
Kenin (Japanese feudal system)
was the third of the five lower castes of the Japanese ritsuryō system. A privately-owned servant, a kenin had a better social status than a slave , could be inherited but not sold, could participate to the life of the family and have one of his own.
Kenna is a recording artist.Kenna may also refer to:*several hurricanes; see Hurricane Kenna *Kenna, West Virginia, small community in the United States*Kenna, New Mexico, small unincorporated village in the United States
-People:*Kennedy *Kennedy *John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States*Kennedy family, associated with American politics and government*Clan Kennedy of Scotland*Kennedy , a royal dynasty
Kennedy (given name)
Kennedy, , is a unisex given name in the English language. The name is an Anglicised form of a masculine given name in the Irish language. The has been sometimes been given in honour of American politicians John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert F. Kennedy, who were both assassinated in the 1960s.-Etymology:Kennedy, , is a unisex given name in the English language
Kennedy (musical artist)
Jack Kennedy, better known as simply Kennedy is a musician from Thousand Oaks, California who currently writes music that fuses disco and modern day techno and electronica music.-Career:
Kennedy, alternately O'Kennedy and Kennedie, is a surname of Irish and Scottish origin that has also been used as a given name.-Origins:
Kennedy (TV Miniseries)
Kennedy is a five-hour miniseries written by Reg Gadney and directed by Jim Goddard. The miniseries was produced by Central Independent Television and originally aired in the United States starting on 20 November 1983 around the time of the twentieth anniversary of the Kennedy assassination.The mini-series stars Martin Sheen as President John F. Kennedy, John Shea as Robert F
A kennel is the name given to any structure or shelter for dogs. A kennel is a doghouse, run, or other small structure in which a dog is kept
Kennet may refer to:places*Kennet , a former local government district in Wiltshire, England*Kennet, Clackmannanshire, Scotland*Kennet , a prison in Liverpool, England*Kennet School, a school in Thatcham, England
A kenning is a type of literary trope, specifically circumlocution, in the form of a compound that employs figurative language in place of a more concrete single-word noun. Kennings are strongly associated with Old Norse and later Icelandic and Anglo-Saxon poetry
Kenny were a mid-1970s English pop and glam rock band.-Career:Kenny emerged from a North London band called Chufff. Songwriters Bill Martin and Phil Coulter wrote the bulk of the successful songs for them. In the event, stardom was to prove extremely fleeting
Kenny, known in the original Japanese version as Professor and in the English version as the Chief, is a fictional character in the popular anime and manga series of Beyblade. He is voiced by Houko Kuwashima in the Japanese version, and Alex Hood in the English dub
Kenny (Tomorrow People)
Kenny is a fictional character from the British television series The Tomorrow People. His first appearance is in "The Slaves of Jedikiah", and last appears in The Vanishing Earth, Part 4. Kenny is portrayed by Stephen Salmon
Keno is a lottery or bingo gambling game often played at modern casinos, and is also offered as a game in some state lotteries. A traditional live casino keno game uses a circular glass enclosure called a "bubble" containing 80 balls which determine the ball draw result. Each ball is imprinted with a number 1 through 80
KENO is a sports/talk AM radio station in Las Vegas, Nevada owned by the Lotus Broadcasting and featuring programming from the ESPN Deportes Radio network. On March 3, 2008, the station changed its format to ESPN Deportes Radio, and the previous programming was moved to KBAD 920 kHz. KBAD's programming was moved to 1100 kHz, KWWN.KENO was the Las Vegas affiliate of the Jim Rome Show
Keno (computer program)
Keno is a software package for simulating nuclear processes. It was written by Elliot Whitesides and others at Oak Ridge National Laboratories, starting in the 1960s. It is used primarily for the calculation of the neutron multiplication factor , which is used to judge whether or not nuclear systems are critical
Kensho is a science fiction novel written by Dennis Schmidt published in 1979. It is the second part of four in the Kensho series of novels.
Kent is a county in southeast England, and is one of the home counties. It borders East Sussex, Surrey and Greater London and has a defined boundary with Essex in the middle of the Thames Estuary. The ceremonial county boundaries of Kent include the shire county of Kent and the unitary borough of Medway. Kent has a nominal border with France halfway through the Channel Tunnel
thumb|The radio tower for KENT outside of Parowan, Utah.KENT was a radio station broadcasting a Adult Standards/MOR format. Licensed to Parowan, Utah, USA, the station was currently owned by AM Radio 1400, Inc. and featured programing from Westwood One and Dial Global.-Translator:KENT served the Cedar City - St
Kent (Sounder station)
The Kent Station is a Sounder commuter rail station serving the city of Kent, Washington. It was built by Sound Transit on BNSF Railway tracks in downtown Kent and completed in 2001. In 2003, the parking garage was completed, making the total available parking spaces to 983. The station is also served by ST Express and Metro Transit buses.-External links:*
Kent is a surname, and may refer to:* A. Atwater Kent , American engineer and inventor* Aelfric of Kent, King of Kent* St. Æthelberht of Kent , King of Kent* Æthelbert II of Kent , King of Kent
Kent (UK Parliament constituency)
Kent was a parliamentary constituency covering the county of Kent in southeast England. It returned two "knights of the shire" to the House of Commons by the bloc vote system from the year 1290
The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. As classified by the United States Census Bureau, Kentucky is a Southern state, more specifically in the East South Central region. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth
Kenya , officially known as the Republic of Kenya, is a country in East Africa that lies on the equator, with the Indian Ocean to its south-east
The kepi is a cap with a flat circular top and a visor or peak . Etymologically, the word is a borrowing of the French képi, itself a respelling of the Alemannic Käppi: a diminutive form of Kappe, meaning "cap".
Kept is a reality television series that centered on Jerry Hall searching for a kept man. The show premiered on the American cable network VH1 in late May 2005. When Hall narrowed the list down to twelve, she spirited them off to London and eliminated them one by one.The final three consisted of Anwar, Austen and Seth
Keratocan also known as keratan sulfate proteoglycan keratocan is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KERA gene.Keratan sulfate proteoglycans are members of the small leucine-rich proteoglycan family. KSPGs, particularly keratocan, lumican and mimecan, are important to the transparency of the cornea.Mutations of the gene cause cornea plana 2.
Keratin refers to a family of fibrous structural proteins. Keratin is the key of structural material making up the outer layer of human skin. It is also the key structural component of hair and nails
Keratoconus , is a degenerative disorder of the eye in which structural changes within the cornea cause it to thin and change to a more conical shape than its normal gradual curve.
Keratosis is a growth of keratin on the skin. More specifically, it can refer to:* actinic keratosis * hydrocarbon keratosis* keratosis pilaris , also known as * seborrheic keratosis-See also:
Kerb or KERB may refer to:* An alternative spelling of Curb * Kerb weight* Kerb or peristalith, a Megalithic architectural stone ring* Kerberos , a computer authentication system
A kerchief is a triangular or square piece of cloth tied around the head or around the neck for protective or decorative purposes
Kerfuffle were a four-piece English folk band, originally formed in 2001 around the East Midlands and South Yorkshire regions of the UK, initially comprising Hannah James , Sam Sweeney , Chris Thornton-Smith and Tom Sweeney . Thornton-Smith was replaced by Jamie Roberts in 2007
Keri is a Hebrew term which literally means "happenstance", "frivolity" or "contrariness" and has come to mean "seminal emission". The term is generally used in Jewish law to refer specifically to the regulations and rituals concerning the emission of semen, whether by nocturnal emission, or by sexual activity
KERN is a radio station broadcasting a News/talk format. Licensed to Wasco-Greenacres, California, USA, the station serves the Bakersfield, California, area. The station is currently owned by American General Media.-History:
Kern may refer to:* Kern , the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font* Kern , a light infantry unit in Medieval Irish armies
KERI is a radio station broadcasting a Christian radio format. Licensed to Bakersfield, California, USA. The station is currently owned by American General Media.-History:
A Kern was a Gaelic soldier, specifically a light infantryman in Ireland during the Middle Ages.-Linguistic roots:The word kern is an anglicisation of the Middle Irish word ceithern or ceithrenn meaning a collection of persons, particularly fighting men. An individual member is a ceithernach
-Computer science:* Kernel , the central component of most operating systems** The Linux kernel, from GNU/Linux operating systems** The Windows 9x kernel, used in Windows 95, 98 and ME
Kernel (programming language)
Kernel is a Scheme-like programming language by John N. Shutt in which all objects are first-class.-Example:In the programming language Scheme, and is a macro, because must not evaluate the division. This means it cannot be used in higher-order functions; it is second-class
A kernel is a weighting function used in non-parametric estimation techniques. Kernels are used in kernel density estimation to estimate random variables' density functions, or in kernel regression to estimate the conditional expectation of a random variable. Kernels are also used in time-series, in the use of the periodogram to estimate the spectral density
In computer science, a kernelization is an efficient algorithm that preprocesses instances of decision problems by mapping them to equivalent instances with a guaranteed upper bound on the size of the output, called the kernel of the instance. Kernelization is often achieved by applying a set of reduction rules that cut away parts of the instance that are easy to handle
Kernite, also known as rasorite is a hydrated sodium borate hydroxide mineral with formula Na2B4O62·3H2O. It is a colorless to white mineral crystallizing in the monoclinic crystal system typically occurring as prismatic to acicular crystals or granular masses. It is relatively soft with Mohs hardness of 2.5 to 3 and light with a specific gravity of 1.91
Kerosene, sometimes spelled kerosine in scientific and industrial usage, also known as paraffin or paraffin oil in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland and South Africa, is a combustible hydrocarbon liquid. The name is derived from Greek keros
"Kerosene" is the title of a song co-written and recorded by American country artist Miranda Lambert. It was released in September 2005 as the third single and title-track to her debut album Kerosene. It reached number 15 on the Hot Country Songs charts, becoming Lambert's first Top 20 country hit. It also peaked at number 61 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
KERR is a radio station licensed to serve Polson, Montana. The station is owned by Anderson Radio Broadcasting, Inc. It airs a Country music format.
Kerr (given name)
While Kerr is traditionally a Scottish surname, it is also used as an English language given name. People with the given name Kerr include:* Kerr Avon, a fictional character from Blakes 7* Kerr Eby , American illustrator
Kerr is a surname, traditionally pronounced either 'cur', 'care' or 'carr'. In Scotland, it is pronounced 'kehr' with a trilled 'r' and the vowel sounded as long 'eh' as in egg
Kerry (Dáil Éireann constituency)
Kerry was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1923 to 1937. The constituency elected 7 deputies to the Dáil, using the single transferable vote form of proportional representation .- History and boundaries :The constituency was created under the
Kerry (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Kerry was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800. Following the Act of Union 1800 the county retained two seats.-History:In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kerry was represented with two members.
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Kerygma is the Greek word used in the New Testament for preaching . It is related to the Greek verb κηρύσσω , to cry or proclaim as a herald, and means proclamation, announcement, or preaching.The New Testament teaches that as Jesus launched his public ministry he entered the synagogue and read from
KES is a Trinidadian soca band formed in 2005 by brothers, Kees , Hans and Jon Dieffenthaller and close friend Riad Boochoon . All of them are alumni of Presentation College, San Fernando in Trinidad & Tobago, as is well-known soca artiste Machel Montano
In Sikhism, a keski is a small turban worn to protect the Kesh and guard the Dasam Duaar , a spiritual opening at the top of the head.