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KO \KO\, KO \K.O.\, ko \k.o.\n. a knockout; a blow that renders the opponent unconscious; -- used especially in boxing. [acronym]

Syn: knockout.


n. 1 (context game of go English) a local shape to which the applies, a ko shape 2 (context game of go English) ko fight 3 (context game of go English) a stone in a ko in atari, a ko stone


A KO is a knockout in various sports, such as boxing and martial arts.

KO, K.O., Ko or may also refer to:

Ko (kana)

, in hiragana, or in katakana, is one of the Japanese kana, each of which represents one mora. Both represent . The shape of these kana comes from the kanji 己.

This character may be supplemented by a dakuten; it becomes ご in hiragana, ゴ in katakana, and go in Hepburn romanization. Also, the pronunciation is affected, transforming into in initial positions, and varying between and in the middle of words.

A handakuten (゜) does not occur with ko in normal Japanese text, but it may be used by linguists to indicate a nasal pronunciation .





Normal k-
(か行 ka-gyō)





Addition dakuteng-
(が行 ga-gyō)





Ko (Korean surname)

Ko (髙|高), also variously romanized Go, Koh, or Goh, is a common Korean family name. As of the 2000 South Korean census, there were 435,000 Kohs in South Korea, accounting for just under 1% of the population. Liaoyang (遼陽) based Go (高) family is The Royal of Goguryeo, Northern Yan ruler Gao Yun (高雲), Tang Dynasty general Gao Xianzhi (高仙芝) has Goguryeo origin.

Ko (film)

Ko is a 2011 Indian Tamil political thriller film directed by K. V. Anand, starring Jiiva, Ajmal Ameer, Karthika Nair and Piaa Bajpai. The film was released on 22 April 2011 to mostly positive reviews, and was dubbed into Telugu as Rangam as well. This movie was a blockbuster and had 175 days theatrical run. A sequel to the film released on 13 May 2016 with a different crew and cast titled as Ko 2 directed by Sarath, Co-Director of Billa 2 And Unnaipol Oruvan.

The film was remade in Bengali in 2013 as Kanamachi.The film's plot outline is inspired from the 2009 film State of Play Based on an online poll conducted by The Times of India, it won the Best Film Award for 2011.

KO (musician)

Ko Kapches (born c. 1986), better known by the stage name KO , is a Canadian musician whose music is a mix of folk, hip hop, reggae, rock and R&B —a sound which KO refers to as "urban-funk and urban-folk".

Usage examples of "ko".

To the many others, among them Joe Holzer, Christophe Marcant, Choni Yangzom, Renee Wildman, David Bunnell, Paul Saffo, Tom Peters, Bernie Krisher, and Leonard Koren, who offered support and encouragement along the way, domo arigato.

Kota and going towards Naya Gaon, and at midday I heard him calling at the lower end of the Dhunigad cane-brake.

Unlike most SEALS, who only took their work seriously, Kos Kosciuszko took life too seriously to accept a ribbing in the proper spirit.

He, Mac, Roselli, Kos Kosciuszko, and Ed DeWitt were sitting in a secure planning room amid stacks of maps, papers, intelligence files, and satellite photographs.

Ed DeWitt and Kos Kosciuszko were giving the route map a last bit of study.

With their armored car in the lead, then the two Mercedes, and finally DeWitt and Kos bringing up the rear in the second armored car, the SEALs started down the road into the cold Lebanese night.

Baalbek, Lebanon Ed DeWitt, imager in hand, was leading Kos Kosciuszko out of the warehouse when an automatic weapon opened up off to their right.

The Mercedes was screaming through the streets of Baalbek, and Kos Kosciuszko was laid out across the back seat.

Without moving Kos, he slipped his hands underneath and checked the back.

He made himself comfortable, and they left Kos Kosciuszko to regain consciousness on his own.

Razor picked up DeWitt while Murdock threw Kos Kosciuszko into the undamaged Mercedes.

PKM to Kos Kosciuszko and received a lighter, faster-handling Kalashnikov AKM from Doc.

Then Kos Kosciuszko, with the machine gun and close to seven hundred rounds linked, all that had been left in the Mercedes.

Jaybird and Murdock went across the dirt road first, while Kos and Higgins, on either flank, trained their weapons up and down the road.

Sensing it, Kos Kosciuszko raised up on his knees and held down the trigger on his PKM machine gun.