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Δ U+0394, Δ
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER DELTA
Γ
[U+0393]
Greek and Coptic Ε
[U+0395]

TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

Δ

  1. (mathematics, sciences) Alternative form of : change in a variable
  2. (chemistry) Used on the reaction arrow in a chemical equation, to show that energy in the form of heat is added to the reaction.

Usage notesEdit

(mathematics): Unicode establishes a distinct symbol () for particular use in mathematics, but the upper case delta here is often substituted for convenience.

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

Δ

  1. (law) Abbreviation of defendant.

GreekEdit

InitialismEdit

Δ (D)

  1. δύση, west (noun)
  2. δυτικός west, westerly (adjective)

See alsoEdit

LetterEdit

Δ (D) (uppercase, lowercase δ)

  1. The upper case delta (δέλτα), the fourth letter of the modern Greek alphabet, representing a voiced interdental fricative (/ð/).

NumeralEdit

Δ'

  1. The number four in Greek numerals.

  1. The number 4000 in Greek numerals.

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