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zeta

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Pronunciation: /ˈziːtə
 
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Definition of zeta in English:

noun

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
More example sentences
  • The Möbius function,, is strongly related to the Zeta function.

Origin

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