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Δ δ   –   Greek: δέλτα
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See also DELTA

English

Etymology

From Greek δέλτα (delta).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
delta

Plural
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  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. (phonetics) δ In the IPA, the symbol that represents the voiced dental fricative, the hard th in the English word father; frequently represented by the Icelandic eth (ð).
  5. (mathematics) The symbol Δ.
  6. (computing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A small but noticeable effect, compare with epsilon.
    This will slow the main code path down, but only by delta.
  7. (computing) The set of differences between two versions of a file.
    When you update the file, the system will only save the deltas.
  8. (surveying) The angle subtended at the center of a circular arc.

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Italian

Noun

delta m. (plural delta)

  1. delta
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Spanish

Noun

delta f. (plural deltas)

Singular
delta f.

Plural
deltas f.

  1. Greek letter delta.

Noun

delta m. (plural deltas)

Singular
delta m.

Plural
deltas m.

  1. A river delta

Swedish

Etymology 1

From Greek δέλτα (delta).

Letter

delta

  1. Delta; the Greek letter Δ,δ

Noun

Inflection for delta Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative delta deltat delta deltan
Genitive deltas deltats deltas deltans

delta n.

  1. river delta

Etymology 2

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

Pronunciation

Verb

Conjugations of delta
Infinitive delta
Present tense deltar
Past tense deltog
Supine deltagit
Imperative delta
Present participle deltagande
Past participle deltagen

delta (archaic: deltaga)

  1. participate
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