What does gamma mean?

Definitions for gammaˈgæm ə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gamma.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gamma(noun)

    the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet

  2. gamma(noun)

    a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted

  3. da Gamma, Vasco da Gamma, Gamma(noun)

    Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)


  1. gamma(Noun)

    The name of the third letter of the Greek alphabet (u0393, u03B3), preceded by beta (u0392, u03B2) and followed by delta, (u0394, u03B4).

  2. gamma(Noun)

    The Gamma function, symbolized by u0393.

  3. gamma(Noun)

    A constant approximately equal to 0.55721566, symbolized by u03B3.

  4. gamma(Noun)

    A unit of magnetic field equal to 1 nT.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gamma(noun)

    the third letter (/, / = Eng. G) of the Greek alphabet


  1. Gamma

    Gamma is the third letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 3. It was derived from the Phoenician letter Gimel . Letters that arose from gamma include the Roman C and G and the Cyrillic letters Г and Ґ.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gamma

    gam′a, n. the third letter of the Greek alphabet.—ns. Gammād′ion, Gammā′tion (see Fylfot).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamma in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gamma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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