PK

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See also: pk, pK, and .pk

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

PK

  1. The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Pakistan.
  2. (metrology) Symbol for the petakelvin, an SI unit of thermodynamic temperature equal to 1015 kelvins.

English[edit]

Initialism[edit]

PK

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  1. (parapsychology) psychokinesis
  2. preacher's kid, pastor's kid — the child of a clergyman, especially a Protestant clergyman
    • 1906, Association of Professors and Researchers in Religious Education, Religious Education
      "The traditional community image of the pk (preacher's kid) and the social control function of gossip in relation to the minister's wife underline the interlocking nature...."
    • 1998, Dr. H. Beecher Hicks, Jr., My Soul's Been Anchored: A Preacher's Heritage in the Faith
      "I was a typical PK (preacher's kid), full of mischief, full of life and insatiable curiosity."
    • 2005, Warren L. Braun, Was It a Miracle?
      "And after all, I was a PK (preacher's kid) and no one wanted to play with a PK in any case! It might be catching, like the measles!"
  3. (video games, gaming) player killer or player kill.
  4. (computing, database) primary key

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Derived terms[edit]

  • (player kill): PKer

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Mandarin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English PK.

Noun[edit]

PK

  1. (slang) "Player Killing" (player-versus-player conflict in MMORPGs and MUDs)

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