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lamb·da

 (lăm′də)
n.
The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Greek, of Phoenician origin; see lmd in Semitic roots.]
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lambda

(ˈlæmdə)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet (Λ, λ), a consonant transliterated as l
[C14: from Greek, from Semitic; related to lamed]
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lamb•da

(ˈlæm də)

n., pl. -das.
the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet (Λ, λ).
[< Greek lá(m)bda < Semitic; see lamed]
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lambda

(!) A unit of volume measurement. 1 ! = 1 microliter (10-6 litre).
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lambda - the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
2.lambda - the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull
craniometric point - a landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
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Instances of lengthening are,--{pi omicron lambda eta omicron sigma} for {pi omicron lambda epsilon omega sigma}, and {Pi eta lambda eta iota alpha delta epsilon omega} for {Pi eta lambda epsilon iota delta omicron upsilon}: of contraction,--{kappa rho iota}, {delta omega}, and
Three only end in {iota},--{mu eta lambda iota}, {kappa omicron mu mu iota}, {pi epsilon pi epsilon rho iota}: five end in
"Giving the lambda a fillip with my finger, I turned it upside down.
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Our source calculus is the computational calculus, [Lambda.sub.c], of Moggi [1988], which extends the call-by-value lambda calculus, [Lambda.sub.v], of Plotkin [1975].
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