kmer etymology

English word kmer comes from English k, English -mer

Detailed word origin of kmer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
k English (eng) The ordinal number eleventh, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called kay and written in the Latin script. (colloquial) kilometre or kilometres.. (colloquial) thousand or thousands.. (computing) A kilobit (more formally kb), especially in measuring Internet connection.. (computing) A kilobyte (more formally KB or kB).. The SI measurement value of 1,000.
-mer English (eng) (chemistry) Used to form words relating to chemical structure, denoting parts of a molecule, for example, monomer (one part), dimer (two parts), polymer (many parts).
kmer English (eng) (genetics) A motif of length "k".

Words with the same origin as kmer

Descendants of -mer
anomeric atropisomerism concatemer decameric elastomer enantiomeric epimer hexameric homomer ionomeric isomer isomerase isomerize isomeromorphism metamer octamer octameric oligopolymer peplomer polymer structural isomer tautomerism tetramer tetrameric