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Nabla

Definition of the noun Nabla

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noun - plural: nablas

  1. ([he]) A Hebrew stringed instrument.
  2. [vector] The symbol ∇, used to denote the gradient operator.

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Nabla is a genus of moth in the family Geometridae.

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Google previewLectures and appendix (1873)

by Eugene O'Curry

The Nabla is a ten-stringed Cruit; that is, which is furnished with ten strings, which are played with ten fingers; in which the ten commandments are concentrated.

Google previewOn the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Irish (1873)

by Eugene O'Curry

The Nabla is a ten-stringed Cruit; that is, which is furnished with ten strings, which are played with ten fingers ; in which the ten commandments are concentrated.

Google previewLectures, vol. 2 (1873)

by Eugene O'Curry

The Nabla is a ten- stringed Cruit; that is, which is furnished with ten strings, which are played with ten fingers ; in which the ten commandments are concentrated.

Google previewVector Calculus (1922)

With Applications to Physics by James Byrnie Shaw

Nabla. The symbol V is called nabla, and evidently may be written in the form ad fix + fld/dy for vectors in a plane. We will see later that for vectors in space it may be written ad/dx + fid/dy + yd/dz, where a, /3, y are the usual unit vectors of three ...

Google previewPhysics of Semiconductor Devices (2014)

by Massimo Rudan

However, the term nabla is a Greek word, meaning “harp”. If, in turn, it ...

Google previewVortex Formation in the Cardiovascular System (2012)

by Arash Kheradvar, Gianni Pedrizzetti

Nabla is a three-component derivative operator that can be seen as a vector of derivatives whose components in Cartesian coordinates, are given by [∂/∂x, ∂/∂y, ∂/∂z]. Negative pressure gradient ( favourable ...

Google previewCalculus: Early Transcendentals (Paper) (2007)

by Jon Rogawski

" Nabla means harp in Hebrew and refers to V 's resemblance to an ancient ten-string harp. The great physicist James ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

nabla (nab'lā), n. . [NL. nabla, L. nablium, naulium, ( Gr. vá8%a, also vá 3%ag, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1914)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

nabla, L. nablium, naulium, < &r. vafiXa, also va/ftac, vav%ae, later va&j>v, vai fai, prob. from a Phenician form cognate with Heb. nebel (also ne&eZ), a harp. Some compare O. Egypt, ne/er.] An ancient Egyptian lute with two or three ...

Google previewAn Encyclopædia, or Dictionary of Music ... With upwards of two hundred engraved examples, the whole compiled from the most celebrated foreign and English authorities, interspersed with observations critical and explanatory (1825)

by John Feltham DANNELEY

NABLA, a musical instrument of the ancient Greeks; called by the Hebrews nebel. NABLIUM or NABLUM, see Nabla. NACARA, one of the Spanish species of castagnettes, resembling the drum, formerly used in Turkey; but, according to ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

nabla (nab'lā), n. . [NL. nabla, L. nablium, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

nabla (nab'lā), n. . [NL. nabla, L. nablium, naulium, ( Gr. vá3%a, also vášzac, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

nabla (nab'lā), n. . [NL. nabla, L. nablium, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

nabla (nab'lā), n. . [NL. nabla, L. nablium, ...

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Scrabble value of N1A1B3L1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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