delta


Definition: Meaning of, delta in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈdɛltə /

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delta deltas
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  1. the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet
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  2. an area of low land where a river spreads into many smaller rivers near the sea
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delta used in phrases

  • Delta Force
    1. a special group of soldiers which is part of the US Army, and is specially trained to do secret and dangerous work, especially fighting TERRORIST s
  • Kronecker delta (noun)
    1. a function of two variables i and j that equals 1 when i=j and equals 0 otherwise
  • delta hepatitis (noun)
    1. a severe form of hepatitis
  • delta iron (noun)
    1. = 1532 degrees an allotrope of iron that is stable between 1403 degrees centigrade and the melting point
  • delta ray (noun)
    1. an electron ejected from matter by ionizing radiation
  • delta rhythm (noun)
    1. 1 to 4 hertz the normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person in deep dreamless sleep; occurs with high voltage and low frequency
  • delta wave (noun)
    1. 1 to 4 hertz the normal brainwave in the encephalogram of a person in deep dreamless sleep; occurs with high voltage and low frequency
  • delta wing (noun)
    1. an aeroplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle
  • hepatitis delta (noun)
    1. a severe form of hepatitis
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