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Meaning of THETA

Pronunciation:  'theytu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet
 

THETA is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: alphabetic character, Greek alphabet, letter, letter of the alphabet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\The"ta\, n. [L., fr. Gr. qh^ta, the Greek letter [theta],
[Theta].]
A letter of the Greek alphabet corresponding to th in
English; -- sometimes called the unlucky letter, from being
used by the judges on their ballots in passing condemnation
on a prisoner, it being the first letter of the Greek
qa`natos, death.

{Theta function} (Math.), one of a group of functions used in
   developing the properties of elliptic functions.

 

 

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