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delta is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of delta in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the rate of the delta variant is much …”

meanings of delta


  1. An unincorporated community in Saline County, Illinois.
  2. A town and unincorporated community in Bayfield County, Wisconsin.
  3. A city in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.
  4. A city in Millard County, Utah.
  5. A city and home rule municipality, the county seat of Delta County, Colorado.
  6. A village in Fulton County, Ohio.
  7. An unincorporated community in Stokes County, North Carolina.
  8. An unincorporated community in Wayne County, Kentucky.
  9. A state in Nigeria.
  10. A municipality of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
  11. A borough of York County, Pennsylvania.
  12. A village in Madison Parish, Louisiana.
  13. A municipality of Greece.
  14. A census-designated place and unincorporated community in Clay County, Alabama.
  15. A village in Ontario, Canada.
  16. A city in Keokuk County, Iowa.
  17. A municipality of British Columbia, Canada.


  1. A value in delta notation indicating the relative abundances of isotopes.
  2. A landform at the mouth of a river where it empties into a body of water.
  3. A star that is usually the fourth brightest of a constellation.
  4. The letter D in the ICAO spelling alphabet, which assigns words to letters of the alphabet.
  5. The rate of change in an option value with respect to the underlying asset's price.
  6. A change in a quantity, likely from "d" for "difference".
  7. The angle subtended at the center of a circular arc.
  8. Acronym of Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, an advanced qualification to teach English, higher than the CELTA, accredited by the University of Cambridge.
  9. The symbol Δ.
  10. The fourth letter of the modern Greek alphabet Δ, δ.
  11. A military unit, nominally headed by a colonel, equivalent to a USAF operations wing, or an army regiment.
  12. The set of differences between two versions of a file.
  13. A type of cargo bike that has one wheel in front and two in back.
  14. The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, especially in a three-phase system.
  15. A small but noticeable effect. Compare epsilon.

delta frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word delta occurs in english on average 6.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics delta can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that delta can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

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