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Bk \Bk\ n. the chemical symbol for berkelium.


abbr. book.

BK (disambiguation)

BK is the common abbreviation for the Burger King chain of fast food restaurants.

BK or Bk may also refer to:

  • BK channel, an ion channel characterized by its large conductance of potassium ions through cell membranes
  • BK (musician), (born 1973), the working name of the English hard house producer Ben Keen
  • BK virus, a member of the polyomavirus family
  • Bangkok, the capital and most populous city of Thailand
  • Banjo-Kazooie, a 1998 Nintendo 64 game developed by Rare
  • The Bank of New York Mellon, the New York Stock Exchange symbol for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Berkelium
  • Bordkanone aircraft cannon
  • Brother's Keeper (software), a genealogy software program
  • Brahma Kumaris, a religious movement
  • British Knights, a manufacturer of athletic shoes
  • Brooklyn, a borough in New York City
  • Elektronika BK, a series of 16-bit PDP-11-compatible Soviet home computers developed by NPO Scientific Center
  • Federal Criminal Police Office (Austria) (Bundeskriminalamt), a federal police force to effectively combat crime nationwide and to perform international police cooperation functions
  • Okay Airways, IATA airline code
BK (musician)

BK is the working name of the English hard house producer Ben Keen (born 16 October 1973, Woodford, London).

His "Revolution" single became one of the few hard house records to receive regular airplay on daytime BBC Radio 1, and between 1995 and 2005, he produced over one hundred 12” singles. He was the last artist to reach the UK Singles Chart with a vinyl only release ("Revolution"). He secured six hits in the UK chart, without reaching the Top 40.

BK started his career in production at the age of 16, when employed as a trainee engineer. He moved later to writing music for both film and television, having gained recording studio experience at Media Records. He progressed to recording his own music for Nukleuz Records, and performing worldwide as a club DJ.