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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.
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Delta Translations

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