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Ket \Ket\ (k[e^]t), n. [Icel. kj["o]t flesh; akin to Sw. k["o]tt, Dan. kj["o]d.] Carrion; any filth. [Prov. Eng.]


Etymology 1 n. (context physics English) A vector, in Hilbert space, especially as representing the state of a quantum mechanical system; the complex conjugate of a bra; a ket vector. Symbolised by '''|...〉'''. Etymology 2

n. 1 (context Northern England English) carrion; any filth. 2 (context Northumbria English) sweetmeats. 3 (context Geordie English) A sweet, treat or candy. Etymology 3

n. (context colloquial English) ketamine


KET or Kentucky Educational Television is a non-commercial public television network.

Ket or KET may also refer to:

Ket (Greyhawk)

Ket is a political state in the fictional World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. Because it lies in the only gap in the north-south spine of mountains that divides the eastern Flanaess from the western Baklunish Basin, Ket is a nexus of important trade routes, a nation of caravans and merchants where peoples and cultures from all parts of the Flanaess mix and mingle. Various editions of material published about this region between 1980 and 2000 have changed its character from a self-serving state often at odds with its neighbors to an evil state in league with the enemies of Good, and back again. Using Ket as a setting enables dungeon masters to present adventures within a pseudo-Persian or Arabian background, or to use Ket's grassy plains or primeval forest as a geographical setting, or to highlight tensions between major cultures of the World of Greyhawk, or to use the themes of trade, bazaars, caravans, evil viziers or horse-centered culture. From 2001-2008, Ket was also a region of the Living Greyhawk campaign linked to play in most of Eastern Canada.


Keť is a village and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.

Ket (software)

Ket is an open source algebra editor. It is distinct from other editors which focus on automated computation such as integration or equation solving ( Mathematica, Maple etc.) or on the presentation quality of the resulting document (e.g. LaTeX). The focus of Ket is to enable the user to perform algebra quickly and efficiently. It is therefore closer to a text editor, whiteboard or to the back of an envelope. However, it does provide a range of tools to automate the individual steps of algebra.

Usage examples of "ket".

No Ket would willingly set foot in public without his or her hoobit sparkling and in plain view.

True, it was almost impossible for a Ket to keep its beautiful hands to itself.

Humans were particularly offended by the Ket propensity to fondle whatever was of interest.

He groaned with astonished relief, his eyes closed as my Ket hands worked their magic.

As one whose pouch is not yet ready to fill with life, this Ket must take action against any threat to those blessed.

The Ket ensured their traditions and privacy by becoming fertile only when old enough to retire to their home world.

I peeled the Ket symbol from the door of my rented room after Griffin left, having enough to think about for the moment.

I reached for my hoobit rather than comfort him as my Ket nature would have preferred.

As a Ket, I was quite prepared to put up with both pain and death to hold what was mine.

My own arms persisted in their famed Ket sensitivity, transferring every pulse of fire from my fingers to my brain.

I could feel my double hearts pounding a confused beat as my Ket body did its best to interpret my turmoil.

This Ket would like to file suit against their property as soon as possible.

I found myself Ket again, a species whose reproduction seemed uncommonly civilized after the self-centered passion of Ersh.

I cycled back to Ket, replaced the hoobit and pulled on my skirt in a breathless contorted struggle that would have been amusing under other circumstances, and reactivated the sensors.

I do not understand your curiosity about the doings of this Ket when such a tragedy has taken place.