a town in the SE Netherlands, in Limburg: one of the oldest coal-mining centres in Europe. Pop: 50 000 (2003 est)
/ˈkɜːkɪ/ adjective kerkier, kerkiest 1. (Midland English, dialect) stupid
[ker-kee-rah] /ˈkɛr ki rɑ/ noun 1. Greek name of . /ˈkɛrkira/ noun 1. transliteration of the Modern Greek name for Corfu
- Kerley b line
Kerley B line Ker·ley B line (kûr’lē) n. Any of several fine horizontal lines a few centimeters above the angle in the chest x-ray that is made by the recess between the ribs and the lateral-most portion of the diaphragm.
/ˈkɜːmə/ noun 1. (physics) the quotient of the sum of the initial kinetic energies of all the charged particles liberated by indirectly ionizing radiation in a volume element of a material divided by the mass of the volume element. The SI unit is the gray