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delta

See also: DELTA and Delta

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Ancient Greek Alphabet

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Δ δ
Ancient Greek: δέλτα
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Wikipedia

Lena River delta (landform at the mouth of a river).

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

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NounEdit

delta (plural deltas)

  1. The fourth letter of the modern Greek alphabet Δ, δ.
  2. A landform at the mouth of a river where it empties into a body of water.
  3. The letter D in the ICAO spelling alphabet, which assigns words to letters of the alphabet.
  4. (mathematics) The symbol Δ.
  5. (computing, informal) A small but noticeable effect, compare with epsilon.
    This will slow the main code path down, but only by delta.
  6. (computing) The set of differences between two versions of a file.
    When you update the file, the system will only save the deltas.
  7. (surveying) The angle subtended at the center of a circular arc.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta f (plural deltes)

  1. delta (Greek letter)

NounEdit

delta m (plural deltes)

  1. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta f (plural deltes)

  1. Delta; the Greek letter Δ (lowercase δ).
  2. (geography) A delta.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta n

  1. delta (Greek letter)

DanishEdit

Danish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia da

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta n (definite singular deltaet, indefinite plural deltaer, definite plural deltaerne)

  1. a river delta

NounEdit

delta n

  1. delta (the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet, Δ, δ.)

FinnishEdit

(index d)

Greek letter
Δδ
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Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fi

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeltɑ/
  • Hyphenation: del‧ta

NounEdit

delta

  1. delta (Greek letter)

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta m (plural delta)

  1. delta (Greek letter)

NounEdit

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. delta (geographical feature)

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛltɒ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: del‧ta

NounEdit

delta (plural delták)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

DeclensionEdit


ItalianEdit

Italian Wikipedia has articles on:

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta m (invariable)

  1. delta (all senses)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta m (definite singular deltaen, indefinite plural deltaer, definite plural deltaene)

  1. the Greek letter Δ, δ (delta)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

delta n (definite singular deltaet, indefinite plural delta / deltaer, definite plural deltaene)

  1. a river delta

Etymology 3Edit

From del (part) + ta (take); i.e. to take (a) part in something

VerbEdit

delta (present tense deltar; past tense deltok; past participle deltatt)

  1. to participate
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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

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delta m

  1. the Greek letter Δ, δ (delta)
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

delta n (definite singular deltaet, indefinite plural delta, definite plural deltaa)

  1. a river delta

Etymology 3Edit

From del (part) + ta (take); i.e. to take (a) part in something

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VerbEdit

delta (present tense deltek/deltar, past tense deltok, past participle delteke/deltatt, passive infinitive deltast, present participle deltakande, imperative delta)

  1. to participate
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PolishEdit

Polish Wikipedia has articles on:

Wikipedia pl

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

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delta f

  1. delta
  2. (mathematics, colloquial) discriminant

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

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delta m (plural deltas)

  1. delta (Greek letter)
  2. delta (landform at the mouth of a river)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dêlta/
  • Hyphenation: del‧ta

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dȅlta f (Cyrillic spelling де̏лта)

  1. delta, the Greek letter Δ, δ

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta f (plural deltas)

  1. Greek letter delta.

NounEdit

delta m (plural deltas)

  1. (geography) A delta.

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek δέλτα (délta).

NounEdit

delta n

  1. the Greek letter Δ, δ (delta)
  2. a river delta
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From del (part) + ta(ga) (take); i.e. to take (a) part in something

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delta

  1. to participate
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