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Meaning of OMEGA

Pronunciation:  owm'egu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet
  2. [n]  the ending of a series or sequence; "the Alpha and the Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--Revelation

OMEGA is a 5 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: Z
 See Also: alphabetic character, conclusion, ending, finish, Greek alphabet, letter, letter of the alphabet



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\O*me"ga\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, i.e., the great or long o.
Cf. {Mickle}.]
1. The last letter of the Greek alphabet. See {Alpha}.

2. The last; the end; hence, death.

         ``Omega! thou art Lord,'' they said.  --Tennyson.

{Alpha and Omega}, the beginning and the ending; hence, the
   chief, the whole. --Rev. i. 8.

         The alpha and omega of science.       --Sir J.

Computing Dictionary

1. A prototype-based object-oriented language from Austria.

["Type-Safe Object-Oriented Programming with Prototypes - The Concept of Omega", G. Blaschek, Structured Programming 12:217-225, 1991].

2. A successor to tex extended to handle the unicode character set.


Easton Bible Dictionary

(Rev. 1:8), the last letter in the Greek alphabet. (See A.)

 Definition:  the last letter of the Greek alphabet; long O
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