American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The sixth letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The sixth letter of the Greek alphabet, corresponding to the English Z.
- n. Zu + Zv − Z (u + v) = ksn u. sn verb sn (u + v).
- n. A little closet or chamber: applied by some writers to the room over the porch of a Christian church where the porter or sexton lived and kept the church documents.
- n. The name of the sixth letter of the modern Greek alphabet (Ζ, ζ) preceded by epsilon (Ε, ε) and followed by eta, (Η, η); or the seventh letter in the ancient Greek alphabet, in which it is preceded by digamma (Ϝ, ϝ)
- n. mathematics A mathematical function formally known as the Riemann zeta function.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A Greek letter [ζ] corresponding to our z.
- n. the 6th letter of the Greek alphabet
- From the Ancient Greek ζῆτα (zēta). (Wiktionary)
- Greek zēta, of Phoenician origin; see zyn in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Riemann had found one very special imaginary landscape, generated by something called the zeta function, which he discovered held the secret to prime numbers.”
“For the prefix challenged, a zeta is a thousand exas.”
“He realized that he could use something called the zeta function to build a landscape where the peaks and troughs in a three-dimensional graph correspond to the outputs of the function.”
“In analytic number theory, a multiplicative version of the Fourier-Laplace transform is often used, namely the zeta function, can be expressed neatly in terms of Mellin transforms. of complex numbers to a formal Laurent series then this becomes a (formal) Fourier series expansion on the unit circle.”
“Well, that may be true of some of the more general zeta functions (like Ihara), but this article is about Riemann's zeta, which is.”
“I then looked up and said, "I guess I'll call you 'zeta' now.”
“Better would be to link them to infinite series, in case, say, they just heard about some famous problem called the "Riemann Hypothesis" involving something called "zeta", but they haven't encountered infinite series before they reach the page.”
“Rcd3 (CG8231) is homologous to the human T-complex protein 1 subunit zeta, which is needed for proper tubulin folding [”
“zeta", but they haven't encountered infinite series before they reach the page.”
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words that embody life
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The letters in the Greek alphabet, with a bit of history on each one.
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