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Definition of Delta


  1. A tract of land shaped like the letter delta (/), especially when the land is alluvial and inclosed between two or more mouths of a river; as, the delta of the Ganges, of the Nile, or of the Mississippi.
  2. The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (/ /), answering to D.
  3. an object having the shape of the capital /.
  4. The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, esp. in a three-phase system; -- often used attributively, as delta winding, delta connection (which see), etc.

Delta Quotations

For anyone who feels they are overwhelmed by their job, or maybe they take their job too seriously or are working too hard, I say go to a safari, particularly the Okavango Delta, and just be humbled.
Jill Scott

Everyone dreams, but not everybody remembers their dreams because some people go into delta; they go too low.
Sylvia Browne

If you're able to grow up in Nigeria and go through certain things, you're able to tackle anything around the world because you're able to live wherever, if you can survive in a city like Lagos or Warri or Niger Delta, as far as I'm concerned.

My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Mark Knopfler

The blues and jazz will live forever... So will the Delta and the Big Easy.
Jack Nicholson
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Delta Translations

delta in Dutch is delta
delta in Hungarian is deltatorkolat, delta
delta in Spanish is delta
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