Definition of omega in English:

omega

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊmɪɡə
 
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noun

1The last letter of the Greek alphabet (Ω, ω), transliterated as ‘o’ or ‘ō’.
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  • Ah, yes, the round letters are quite small; yes, the omicrons and omegas seem to hover, there, in the middle of the line.
  • Alpha, rho, tau, sigma, omega, Ash went over the letters he saw in his mind while Lari just stared, apparently in her own little world.
  • After all, her father was a maths teacher who knew his alpha from his omega.
1.1 [usually as modifier] The last of a series: the omega point
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  • There are dangers to thinking of time as headed inevitably to some omega point, of us being on some inevitable road to Armageddon.
  • For a Pack werewolf, such a handicap would condemn me to omega status - the bottom of the heap.
  • That's the beginning and the end, the alpha and the omega, and there's no exceptions.
1.2 (Omega) [followed by Latin genitive] Astronomy The twenty-fourth star in a constellation: Omega Scorpii
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  • Finally there is Omega Scorpii, made up of two stars which. can be seen separately with the naked eye; the magnitudes are. 4.0 and 4.3.
  • Omega Scorpii, a star, looks like a fifth moon, so don't be deceived.
  • Omega Centauri has been known to be an unusual globular cluster for a long time.

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1 (Ω) Ohm(s): a 100Ω resistor
1.1 (ω) Angular frequency.

Origin

from Greek ō mega 'the great O'.

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