K rationK ration
a compactly packaged meal for emergency use in the field by military personnel in World War II
Origin of K rationafter Ancel K(eys) (1904-2004), American physiologist; altered ; from C ration
An emergency field ration for US armed forces in World War II, consisting of a single packaged meal.
Origin of K rationAfter Ancel Benjamin Keys, (1904–2004), American physiologist.