Definition of Omicron

1. Noun. The 15th letter of the Greek alphabet.

Group relationships: Greek Alphabet
Generic synonyms: Alphabetic Character, Letter, Letter Of The Alphabet



Definition of Omicron

1. n. Lit., the little, or short, O, o; the fifteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.

Definition of Omicron

1. Noun. the name for the 15th letter of Classical and Modern Greek. The 16th in Ancient and Old Greek. ¹

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Definition of Omicron

1. a Greek letter [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Omicron

omentum
omentum majus
omentum minus
omentumectomy
omentums
omeprazole
omer
omers
omerta
omertas
omes
omethoate
omiai
omic
omicra
omicron (current term)
omicrons
omics
omigod
omigosh
omikron
omikrons
omikuji
omiletical
ominate
ominated
ominates
ominating
omination
ominelite

Literary usage of Omicron

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1. An Introduction to Astronomy by Forest Ray Moulton (1906)
"Variable Stars of the omicron Ceti Type. — The stars of this type have long ... The example best known is omicron Ceti, which has been observed through more ..."

2. The Evangelical Revival in the Eighteenth Century by John Henry Overton (1886)
"... and ' omicron' were in the first instance merely letters written to individual Newton's correspondents; but they are evidently adapted, ..."

3. The Stars: A Study of the Universe by Simon Newcomb (1906)
"The earliest record of such an observation dates from 1596, when the periodical disappearance of omicron Ceti was noticed. After this, nearly two centuries ..."

4. The Stars: A Study of the Universe by Simon Newcomb (1901)
"The earliest record of such an observation dates from 1596, when the periodical disappearance of omicron Ceti was noticed. After this, nearly two centuries ..."

5. A Detailed Record of Delta Delta Delta, 1888-1907 by Bessie Leach Priddy, Amy Olgen Parmelee, Rachel Louise Fitch (1907)
"omicron Alliance omicron Alumnas Alliance was organized at Syracuse, NY, Oct. 27, 1900, at the home of Evelyn F. Allen, by the following omicron girls: ..."

6. Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope (1906)
""No change, gentlemen; not the slightest change—but a telegraphic message has arrived—Sir omicron Pie will be here by the 9.15 PM train. ..."

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