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What does ZK stand for?
ZK stands for Barrage Balloon (Navy Symbol)
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 1 other meaning of ZK in our Acronym Attic
- Zurich Jazz Orchestra
- Zhenzhu Jingmu Oral Liquid
- Zimbabwe Joint Resettlement Initiative
- Zeitschrift für das Juristische Studium (German: Journal of the Legal Studies)
- Zigman Joseph Stephenson (communications/public affairs firm in Wisconsin)
- Zhejiang Technology Institute of Economy (China)
- Zakon o Javnih Usluzbencih (Slovenian: Civil Servants Act)
- Zhejiang University (China)
- Zombie Joes Underground (North Hollywood, California theatre group)
- Zürcher Judo und Ju-Jitsu Verband (German: Zurich Judo and Ju-Jitsu Association; Zurich, Switzerland)
- Czech Republic (country code)
- Kite Balloon Squadron (US Navy)
- New Zealand (aircraft registration prefix)
- Zaklyuchennyi (prisoner in former Soviet Union)
- Zambian Kwacha (national currency)
- Zentralkomitee (German: Communist Party Administration)
- Zero-Knowledge (cryptography)
- Zillion Kajillion Rhymes (Eccentric Software)
- Zur Kenntnisnahme (German: For Information)
- Zentraler Kredit Ausschuss (German: Central Credit Committee)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Colin Baker, who once played Dr Who, is presumably using the opportunity to audition for roles other than those of a barrage balloon.
I think the new signage is very tasteful especially the seven carved granite cubes by the concrete barrage balloon blocks.
Ethel Newton holding her baby son Gordon and whoever took the photograph was very careful to include the barrage balloon in the background.
Do they sit around a map of the city dreaming up ludicrous ideas like monorails and barrage balloons to keep the populace happy?
London, Feb 26(ANI): British forces in Afghanistan can now track Taliban fighters with revolutionary facial recognition technology harnessed to images beamed to the ground by giant spy-in-the-sky barrage balloons floating at 2,000ft.
YOUR articles on Birmingham in the Blitz and the mention of the barrage balloon defence system reminded me of a remarkable event regarding one of these balloons.
At that time there was a barrage balloon above the park to try to stop the local factories being strafed and bombed by the Germans, and in charge of the men looking after the balloon was a young man from Ilkeston in Derbyshire by the name of Harold Turton, but always known by one and all as "Ted".