from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
- n. A lambda baryon.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The eleventh letter of the Classical and Modern Greek, the twelfth of the Old Greek.
- n. Unit representation of wavelength.
- n. A lambda expression.
- n. The junction of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures of the cranium
- n. A lambda baryon
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The name of the Greek letter Λ, λ, corresponding with the English letter L, l.
- n. The point of junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures of the skull.
- n. A subatomic particle carrying no charge, having a mass equal to 2183 times that of an electron; it decays rapidly, typically forming a nucleon and a pion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of the Greek letter
Λ, λ(equivalent to the Roman L, l).
- n. In craniology, the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures at the apex of the latter. See cut under craniometry.
- n. A British collectors' name for a common Old World noctuid moth, Plusia gamma, occurring in Europe, China, Japan, and India, and also, probably by introduction, in South America.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the 11th letter of the Greek alphabet
- n. the craniometric point at the junction of the sagittal and lamboid sutures of the skull
Greek, of Phoenician origin; see lmd in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
from Greek λάμδα (Wiktionary)