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Syllabification: ze·ta
Pronunciation: /ˈzātə, ˈzē-

Definition of zeta in English:


1The sixth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ζ, ζ), transliterated as ‘z.’.
1.1 (Zeta) [followed by Latin genitive] Astronomy The sixth star in a constellation: Zeta Ursae Majoris
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  • The Möbius function,, is strongly related to the Zeta function.

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