Definitions for thetaˈθeɪ tə, ˈθi-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

the•taˈθeɪ tə, ˈθi-(n.)(pl.)-tas.

  1. the eighth letter of the Greek alphabet (Θ, θ).

    Category: Language/Linguistics

Origin of theta:

1595–1605; < Gk thêta < Semitic. See teth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. theta(noun)

    the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet

Wiktionary

  1. theta(Noun)

    the name for the eighth letter u03BFf the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek.

  2. theta(Noun)

    The measure of an angle.

  3. Origin: From the θῆτα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Theta(noun)

    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

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  1. Theta

    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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