Glossary of Terms - K
A number based on the harmonic content of load current that determines the maximum safe loading on a power source.
The basic temperature unit of the thermodynamic scale, symbol K. 1/273.16 of the thermodynamic temperature of the triple point of water.
Analog meter pointer with end flattened and turned edgewise so that the observer sees the thinnest dimension or edge. Often used with mirror-backed scale for increased reading accuracy by elimination of parallax.