omicron

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n omicron the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Omicron Lit., the little, or short, O, o; the fifteenth letter of the Greek alphabet.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n omicron The fifteenth letter of the Greek alphaoet (O, o).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Omicron ō-mī′kron the short o in the Greek alphabet.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. Ο ο. See Micro-

Usage

In literature:

SOCRATES: That is more obscure; yet the form is only due to the quantity, and has been changed by altering omicron upsilon into omicron.
"Cratylus" by Plato
Euripides substitutes {Theta omicron iota nu alpha tau alpha iota} 'feasts on' for {epsilon sigma theta iota epsilon iota} 'feeds on.
"Poetics" by Aristotle
Was ever there a smarter fellow than that Omicron?
"The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 4 (of 5) of the Raven Edition" by Edgar Allan Poe
You seemed to think yourself that I might as well see Sir Omicron.
"Framley Parsonage" by Anthony Trollope
Send to London for Sir Omicron Pie: send for some man whom you will really trust when you see him.
"Doctor Thorne" by Anthony Trollope
Sir Omicron Pie had been sent for from London.
"Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
Now Sir Omicron was the great London physician, and might, no doubt, do much in that way.
"The Small House at Allington" by Anthony Trollope
He gave the Greek letter Omicron as his name, and no further questions were asked him.
"The Hot Swamp" by R.M. Ballantyne
One of the most interesting of variable stars is that known as Omicron Ceti, whose period of change is about 331 days.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
Sir Omicron himself had been there.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
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In news:

Jodie Jones recently joined Omicron Delta Epsilon .
Jodie Jones, a business management major at Ashland University, recently joined Omicron Delta Epsilon .
Zeta Omicron , alumni chapter of Delta Omicron , held its last meeting for 2012 in November immediately after attending a benefit musical by Sharon Alberson.
Omicron donates 143 books to school.
Aaronda Murphey-Neuwirth, the READ 180 teacher at White Oak Elementary School in Morris, received 143 books from the Omicron Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for her reading lab.
Alumnae of Oklahoma State University's Alpha Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi celebrating in Stillwater.
Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members.
Students inducted into Alpha Nu Omicron chapter of Phi Theta Kappa.
Jodie Jones recently joined Omicron Delta Epsilon.
Jodie Jones, a business management major at Ashland University, recently joined Omicron Delta Epsilon.
Zeta Omicron, alumni chapter of Delta Omicron, held its October meeting at the home of Michelle Worthing, at left.
Founded nearly a century ago in Lexington, Va. Omicron Delta Kappa is a growing leadership honor society on hundreds of colleges nationwide.
Members of Theta Eta Omicron, a fraternity at Tiffin University, roasted Gene Chintala, assistant professor of political science, Thursday.
Larry Bell will be the guest speaker at the 40th anniversary banquet of Theta Omicron Lambda Chamber of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc on Saturday at Lane Tree Country Club.
Epsilon Sigma Omicron (ESO) is an honorary educational society open to all per-capita paying GFWC federated club members.
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In science:

Baldwin, \Longterm Diameter Variations in the Longperiod Variable Omicron-Ceti," Mon.
Photonic Technologies for a Pupil Remapping Interferometer
In Section 3.2 our methods are applied to the problem of testing for a trend in the sequence of times between maximum brightnesses of the long-period variable star Omicron Ceti or Mira.
Bayesian-motivated tests of function fit and their asymptotic frequentist properties
Here we will apply the methodology introduced in this paper to test for period changes in the long-period variable Omicron Ceti, or Mira.
Bayesian-motivated tests of function fit and their asymptotic frequentist properties
Apart from the pronounced disagreement in the (++n) channel between the TRIUMF and OMICRON data, represented in Fig. 2. by full circles and full triangles, respectively, the entire body of data appears globally consistent within the quoted uncertainties.
Summary of $\pi$--$\pi$ Scattering Experiments
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