Delta

A complex magnetic configuration of a solar sunspot group consisting of opposite polarity UMBRAe within the same PENUMBRA.

delta

An alluvial fan having its apex at the mouth of a stream.
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Delta

(1) An ALLUVIAL DEPOSIT, usually triangular, at the mouth of a river of other stream. It is normally built up only where there is no tidal or CURRENT action capable of removing the sediment as fast as it is deposited, and hence the DELTA builds forward from the COASTLINE. (2) A TIDAL DELTA is a similar deposit at the mouth of a tidal INLET, put the...
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delta

(del´tә) the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet, Δ or δ; used in chemical names to denote the fourth of a series of isomeric compounds or the carbon atom fourth from the carboxyl group, or to denote the fourth of any series. a triangular area.
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Delta

(from the article `cell`) ...system of vertebrates, neurons arise from a simple tube of neuroepithelium, the cells of which possess a surface receptor called Notch. These ...
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Delta

(from the article `submarine`) ...miles. In 1967 the first of the Soviet Union`s 8,000-ton Yankee-class submarines were delivered, which carried 16 SS-N-6 missiles of ...
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delta

(Gk: daleth triangle; the Latin and Greek capital letter D is named delta and drawn as a triangle) a triangular alluvial plain at the mouth of a river where the river divides into a series of channels before entering the sea or lake.
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delta

[n] - a low triangular area where a river divides before entering a larger body of water 2. [n] - the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
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Delta

• (n.) A tract of land shaped like the letter delta (/), especially when the land is alluvial and inclosed between two or more mouths of a river; as, the delta of the Ganges, of the Nile, or of the Mississippi. • (n.) The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (/ /), answering to D. • (n.) an object having the shape of the capital /. &b...
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delta

noun the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet
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delta

(Δ) Type: Term Pronunciation: del′tă Definitions: 1. Fourth letter of the Greek alphabet, Δ (capital), ΄ (lower case).
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Delta

(1950) Delta (1950) is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Delta

(1978) Delta (1978) is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Delta

(D) A symbol used to indicate deviation or difference.
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Delta

[ELT] The Delta, also referred to as DELTA, is a professional qualification in English language teaching consisting of three modules awarded by Cambridge English Language Assessment, formerly UCLES, a part of the University of Cambridge. The diploma is often seen as a follow-up to the certificate known as the CELTA, once the individual has ...
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Delta

[letter] Delta (uppercase Δ, lowercase δ or
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Delta

[magazine] delta was a small poetry magazine which was produced at the University of Cambridge in the late 1950s and 1960s. It was originally edited by Peter Redgrove and Rodney Banister, but Redgrove persuaded Philip Hobsbaum to take over from Issue 3. The magazine introduced various poets including The Group figures Edward Lucie-Smith and...
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Delta

[provincial electoral district] Delta was the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia based on the municipality of Delta at the mouth of the Fraser River between the city of Vancouver and the US border. It made its first appearance on the hustings in the election of 1903 and its last in the elect...
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Delta

[rocket family] Delta is a versatile family of expendable launch systems that has provided space launch capability in the United States since 1960. There have been more than 300 Delta rockets launched, with a 95 percent success rate. Two Delta launch systems – Delta II and Delta IV – are in active use. Delta rockets are currently manufa...
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DELTA

[taxonomy] DELTA (DEscription Language for TAxonomy) is a data format used in taxonomy for recording descriptions of living things. It is designed for computer processing, allowing the generation of identification keys, diagnosis, etc. It is widely accepted as a standard, one of only a few such standards. Quite a bit of software is availabl...
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Delta

[wasp] Delta is an Old World genus of potter wasps with species predominantly distributed through tropical Africa and Asia. Some species are present in the Palearctic region, and a few have been introduced in the Nearctic and Neotropical regions. The members of this genus have a long metasomal petiole, like members of the genera Eumenes and...
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Delta

Del'ta noun ; plural Deltas . [ Greek de`lta , the name of the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (the capital form of which is Δ, Eng. D), from the Phœnician name of the corresponding letter. The Greeks called the alluvial deposit at the mouth of the Nile, from its...
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Delta

Del'ta noun 1. The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (Δ δ), answering to D . Hence, an object having the shape of the capital Δ. 2. (Electricity) The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, esp. in a thre...
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Delta

A 3-phase alternator wiring configuration in which all phases are connected in Series.
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delta

A delta is an accumulation of sediment deposited where a river empties into a larger body of water. The name derives from the typical triangular shape like the Greek letter delta (Δ).
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