Definition of "delta" [del•ta]

  • (noun) The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
  • (noun) An object shaped like a triangle.
  • (noun) A usually triangular alluvial deposit at the mouth of a river.
  • (noun) A similar deposit at the mouth of a tidal inlet, caused by tidal currents.
  • (noun) Mathematics A finite increment in a variable.

Use "delta" in a sentence

  • "The term "delta" originally was used to measure risk in options to buy or sell stocks"
  • "Joining, what they call a delta formation, the final formation, and that's when the jet crashed and that crash caused damages to eight structures."
  • "These trajectories can trade ~15% reduction in delta v for a 100 day travel time, and therefore"

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