Definitions for TAUtaʊ, tɔ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet (T, τ).
Origin of tau:
1250–1300; ME < L < Gk taû < Semitic; cf. tav
the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet
The name of the letter T/u03C4 in the Greek, Hebrew and ancient Semitic alphabets, being the nineteenth letter of the Classical and Modern Greek, the twentieth letter of Old and Ancient Greek.
A -shaped sign or structure; a St. Anthony's cross, sometimes considered as a sacred symbol.
A tau meson, now usually known as a kaon.
An unstable heavy lepton, which decays into a muon or electron; a tauon.
A type of protein used to stabilise microtubules.
the common American toadfish; -- so called from a marking resembling the Greek letter tau (/)
Tau is the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 300. The name in English is pronounced, but in modern Greek it is. This is because the pronunciation of the combination of Greek letters αυ has changed from ancient to modern times from one of to either or, depending on what follows. Tau was derived from the Phoenician letter taw . Letters that arose from tau include Roman T and Cyrillic Te. The letter occupies the Unicode slots U+03C4 and U+03A4. In HTML, they can be produced with named entities, decimal references, or hexadecimal references.
Translations for TAU
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a larger vessel for the same purpose; a ship
to cross the Atlantic in a passenger boat.
- navioPortuguese (BR)
- das SchiffGerman
- barco, navío, buqueSpanish
- کشتی بزرگFarsi
- 대형 객선Korean
- کشتی بزرگPersian
- لویه بیړیPashto
- şalupă; navăRomanian
- gemi, vapurTurkish
- 大輪船Chinese (Trad.)
- بڑی کشتی ، جہازUrdu
- 大轮船Chinese (Simp.)
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