Definitions for thetaˈθeɪ tə, ˈθi-
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the•taˈθeɪ tə, ˈθi-(n.)(pl.)-tas.
the eighth letter of the Greek alphabet (Θ, θ).
Origin of theta:
1595–1605; < Gk thêta < Semitic. See teth
the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet
the name for the eighth letter u03BFf the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek.
The measure of an angle.
Origin: From the θῆτα.
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 qa`natos, death
Theta is the eighth letter of the Greek alphabet, derived from the Phoenician letter Teth . In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 9.
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