gamma

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English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

beta
Greek uc gamma.pngGreek lc gamma.png
delta
Γ γ
Ancient Greek: γάμμα
Wikipedia article on gamma


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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun[edit]

gamma (plural gammas)

  1. The name of the third letter of the Greek alphabet (Γ, γ), preceded by beta (Β, β) and followed by delta, (Δ, δ).
  2. (mathematics) The Gamma function, symbolized by Γ.
  3. (mathematics) A constant approximately equal to 0.55721566, symbolized by γ.
  4. (physics) A unit of magnetic field equal to 1 nT.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun[edit]

gamma f (plural gammes)

  1. Gamma; the Greek letter Γ (lowercase γ).
  2. Gammut; the range of possible values, especially:
    1. (music) the set of tones available from a musical instrument, or
    2. the set of possible color values available from a photographic or electronic device.

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamma

  1. gamut

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Finnish[edit]

Greek letter
Γγ
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(index g)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑmːɑ/
  • Hyphenation: gam‧ma

Noun[edit]

gamma

  1. gamma

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun[edit]

gamma m (plural gamma)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun[edit]

gamma m (plural gammas)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia it

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun[edit]

gamma f (plural gamme)

  1. range, gamut
  2. gamma (Greek letter)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun[edit]

gamma f (plural gammas)

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

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Noun[edit]

gamma n

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ