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mu

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Pronunciation: /mjuː
 
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Definition of mu in English:

noun

1The twelfth letter of the Greek alphabet (Μ, μ), transliterated as ‘m’.
Example sentences
  • In Braille, the same 1-3-4 dot combination designates the letter "mu" in Greek and "mim" in Arabic (both of which have an "m" sound).
  • Permittivity (denoted by the Greek letter epsilon) is a measure of a material's response to an applied electric field, while permeability (denoted by the letter mu) is a measure of the material's response to an applied magnetic field.
  • I am also looking to see if Word can do the Greek letter mu, or the Greek symbol for sigma.
1.1 (Mu) [followed by Latin genitive] Astronomy The twelfth star in a constellation: Mu Cassiopeiae
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  • Mu Geminorum is a star in the constellation Gemini.
  • For the rest of this week, asteroid Vesta is within 3 degrees lower left of Mu Virginis.
1.2 [as modifier] Physics Relating to muons: mu particle

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1 (μ) Micron.
1.1 (μ) [in combination] ‘Micro-’ in symbols for units: the recommended daily amount is 750μg
1.2 (μ) Permeability.

Origin

Greek.

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