letter of the alphabet


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n letter of the alphabet the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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In literature:

Look and you will see that they contain all the letters of the alphabet.
"The Measurement of Intelligence" by Lewis Madison Terman
The letters are those of the Greek alphabet, and the student if not familiar with it is advised to consult a Greek grammar.
"A Field Book of the Stars" by William Tyler Olcott
The game of spinning-tops that have four corners, each marked with a letter of the alphabet, and are like dice, is very exciting.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
Each letter in the alphabet has its own series of numbers to stand for it.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
The test applied was to erase some particular letter of the alphabet from one page of a book.
"The Sexual Life of the Child" by Albert Moll
This made the equivalent to k, the third letter of the alphabet, as early as the time of the Etruscans.
"A Handbook of the English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
One or more movements form an alphabetical letter of the Morse code.
"How it Works" by Archibald Williams
These are known as Shinji letters of the God Age, but they have left no traces in the existing alphabet.
"The Empire of the East" by H. B. Montgomery
It sounds like a letter of the alphabet.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
On each block was a letter of the alphabet.
"The Royal Book of Oz" by L. Frank Baum

In poetry:

In the lobby of the Banco Bilbao
a dark woman will slip me a key, a package,
the name of a hotel, a numbered account,
the first letters of an unknown alphabet.
"Encounter at St. Martin's" by Ken Smith

In news:

To recap from a few blogs ago, I set a challenge for myself to read a book by an author from every letter of the alphabet this year.
The online Galaxy Zoo project has found galaxies shaped like every letter of the alphabet.
9th letter of the Greek alphabet 2.
Today's question has to do with Madonna and Letters of the Alphabet.
Each of the 26 letters of the alphabet is represented in this grid by a number between 1 and 26.
The online Galaxy Zoo project has found galaxies shaped like every letter of the alphabet .
Say Luy learns the letters of the alphabet April 24 at Midway Heights Baptist Church.
Celebrity Impressions for every letter of the Alphabet .fun to watch.
If Secretary of State Debra Bowen was playing Scrabble, she'd have a heckuva time trying to form a word from the first seven letters selected in the state's randomized alphabet drawing.
Children with dyslexia can have trouble with many aspects of literacy, including learning the alphabet, recognizing letters, following a sequence of directions and mastering the rules of spelling.
Some DOs and osteopathic medical students want to jump-start greater public awareness of their profession with one letter of the alphabet.
This font from Paolo Vannucci at Alphabet & Type, has an impromptu lean to the ascenders and descenders, together with the curlicues at the apex of the lowercase letters G, J, and Y, that defines this font 's informality and youth.
Description Lauren Stern, a pediatric occupational therapist and handwriting specialist in New York City, provides tips on teaching your child to write letters of the alphabet.
The book is huge, with indents along the side for each letter of the alphabet.
The goal of this alphabet soup style game, for 2 to 4 players, is to scoop out the letters that match your card.

In science:

We investigate the large deviations of the shape of the random RSK Young tableaux associated with a random word of size n whose letters are independently drawn from an alphabet of size m = m(n).
Simultaneous Large Deviations for the Shape of Young Diagrams Associated With Random Words
In a dependent framework, Kuperberg conjectured that if the word is generated by an irreducible, doubly-stochastic, cyclic, Markov chain with state space an ordered m-letter alphabet, then the limiting distribution of the length LIn is still that of the maximal eigenvalue of a traceless m × m element of the GUE.
Asymptotics for the Length of the Longest Increasing Subsequence of Binary Markov Random Word
Throughout this paper, we denote random sequences of stochastic matrices by last alphabet letters such as {W (k)} and {U (k)}, and we use the first alphabet letters such as {A(k)} and {B (k)} to denote deterministic sequences of stochastic matrices.
Product of Random Stochastic Matrices
The genetic information is stored in the four-letter alphabet of the DNA.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
The order test This test is also based on changing the order ν t (a) of alphabet letters but the rule of the order change differs from (6).
Using Information Theory Approach to Randomness Testing