
Definition of Theta
1. Noun. The 8th letter of the Greek alphabet.
Generic synonyms: Alphabetic Character, Letter, Letter Of The Alphabet
Definition of Theta
1. n. 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
Definition of Theta
1. Noun. the name for the eighth letter ?f the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek. ¹
2. Noun. (mathematics) The measure of an angle. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Theta
1. a Greek letter [n S]
Medical Definition of Theta
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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 qanatos, death.
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Literary usage of Theta
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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1889)
"(4) On expressions for the theta Functions as Definite Integrals. ... I have
recently worked out the expressions for the four theta functions by the third ..."
2. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1901)
"Thus every thetaFuchsian function without poles, of index > 1, can be expressed
as a thetaFuchsian series. If a thetaFuchsian function of index > 1 has ..."
3. A Treatise on the Theory of Functions by James Harkness, Frank Morley (1893)
"The following books deal with the theory of thetafunctions from the algebraic
standpoint: Krause, Die Transformation der ..."
4. A Treatise on the Theory of Functions by James Harkness, Frank Morley (1893)
"The following books deal with the theory of thetafunctions from the algebraic
standpoint: Krause, Die Transformation der ..."
5. The Madison Colloquium 1913: I. On Invariants and the Theory of Numbers by Leonard Eugene Dickson, William Fogg Osgood (1914)
"For p — 2 and p = 3 this number is the same as the number of complex constants
in the theta function, namely %p(p + 1). But for p > 3 the latter number is ..."
6. The Likelihood Principle by James O. Berger, Robert L. Wolpert (1988)
"So first of all they must somehow or other pick a theta, and then pick an x ...
Thus suppose that theta is picked from amongst the positive integers by the ..."