gamma

gamma

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English

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæmə/
  • Rhymes: -æmə

Noun

gamma (countable and uncountable, plural gammas)

  1. The third letter of the Greek alphabet (Γ, γ), preceded by beta (Β, β) and followed by delta, (Δ, δ).
  2. (physics) A gamma ray or gamma-ray photon.
  3. (mathematics) The Gamma function, symbolized by Γ.
  4. (mathematics) A constant approximately equal to 0.55721566, symbolized by γ (also known as the Euler–Mascheroni constant).
  5. (physics) A non-SI unit of measure of magnetic flux density, equal to 1 nT.
  6. (industries) Slope of log-log plot of video input and luminance output.
  7. (aviation) Flight path angle; the angle by which an aircraft's flight path deviates from the horizontal plane.
  8. (finance) A second-order measure of derivative price sensitivity, expressed as the rate of change in delta with respect to changes in the underlying asset price.
  9. (computer graphics) Synonym of gamma correction

Hypernyms

  • (measure of derivative price sensitivity): Greeks (includes list of coordinate terms)

Coordinate terms

(flight path angle):

  • alpha
  • beta
  • theta

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • magma

Catalan

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈɡam.mə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈɡam.ma/

Noun

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
    2. the set of possible color values available from a photographic or electronic device.

Derived terms

  • raig gamma

Further reading

  • “gamma” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Crimean Tatar

Noun

gamma

  1. gamut

Declension

References

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Finnish

(index g)

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑmːɑ/, [ˈɡɑmːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmːɑ
  • Syllabification: gam‧ma

Noun

gamma

  1. gamma (letter in Greek alphabet)
  2. gamma (Euler–Mascheroni constant)
  3. gamma (unit of magnetic flux density)
  4. (slang) fantasy (recreational drug gamma-hydroxybutyric acid)
    Synonym: gammahydroksivoihappo

Declension

Compounds

Anagrams

  • magma

French

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡa.ma/

Noun

gamma m (plural gamma)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

Further reading

  • “gamma” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Noun

gamma m (plural gammas)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

Hungarian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡɒmːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: gam‧ma
  • Rhymes: -mɒ

Noun

gamma (plural gammák)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • gamma in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Italian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡam.ma/, [ˈɡämmä]
  • Rhymes: -amma
  • Hyphenation: gàm‧ma

Noun

gamma m or f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Greek-script letter Γ/γ; gamma

gamma f (plural gamme)

  1. range, gamut

Synonyms

  • varietà
  • assortimento
  • scala (music)
  • tonalità

Derived terms

  • raggio gamma

Anagrams

  • magma

Sicilian

Noun

gamma f (plural gammi)

  1. Alternative form of jamma

Spanish

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡama/, [ˈɡa.ma]

Noun

gamma f (plural gammas)

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ

Derived terms


Swedish

Etymology

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation

Noun

gamma n

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ

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