lambda

lambda

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English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈlæm.də/

Noun

lambda (plural lambdas)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Classical and Modern Greek alphabet, the twelfth of the Old Greek alphabet.
  2. Unit representation of wavelength.
  3. (physics) The cosmological constant.
  4. (computing, programming) A lambda expression.
  5. (anatomy) The junction of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures of the cranium
  6. (physics) A lambda baryon
  7. (finance) The percentage change in an option value divided by the percentage change in the underlying asset's price.

Synonyms

  • (measure of derivative price sensitivity): elasticity, omega

Hypernyms

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

Derived terms

Translations


Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈlam.də/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈlam.da/

Noun

lambda f (plural lambdes)

  1. lambda; the Greek letter Λ (lowercase λ).

Czech

Noun

lambda n

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

Finnish

Etymology

< Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmdɑ/, [ˈlɑmdɑ]
  • Hyphenation: lamb‧da

Noun

lambda

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

Declension

Derived terms

  • lambda-anturi

French

Etymology

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑ̃b.da/

Noun

lambda m (plural lambda or lambdas)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)
  2. (finance) price elasticity of an option in relation to that of its holder
  3. (ethology) the most ordinary member of a group
  4. a former unit of capacity or volume equivalent to a microliter, whose symbol is λ
  5. (acoustics) a level of intensity equivalent to forty decibels above the threshold for hearing a sound with a frequency of one kilohertz
  6. Silver Y (moth)

Usage notes

  • Traditionally and most commonly, the plural is spelled without an s. However, according to the 1990 spelling reform, the plural should be spelled with an s.

Synonyms

  • (moth): noctuelle gamma

Adjective

lambda (plural lambdas)

  1. common, usual

Further reading

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

Hungarian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɒmbdɒ]
  • Hyphenation: lamb‧da

Noun

lambda (plural lambdák)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

Declension


Italian

Noun

lambda m or f (invariable)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

lambda m (invariable)

  1. (anatomy) lambda

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlam.bda/

Noun

lambda f

  1. lambda (letter)
  2. (physics) lambda baryon

Declension


Portuguese

Noun

lambda m (plural lambdas)

  1. lambda (name of the Greek letter Λ, λ)

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlamda/, [ˈlãmd̪a]

Noun

lambda f (plural lambdas)

  1. lambda; the Greek letter Λ, λ

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