Gamma - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡæmə|  American pronunciation of the word gamma
Brit.  |ˈɡamə|  British pronunciation of the word gamma


- the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
- a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted
- Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)

Word forms

singular: gamma
plural: gammas
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