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Definition of the noun theta

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noun - plural: thetas

  1. the 8th letter of the Greek alphabet

Alternative definition of the noun theta


  1. the name for the eighth letter οf the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek.
  2. [mathematics] The measure of an angle.


"Theta" is a video game software developed by Giles Goddard's development studio VITEI and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. It was released exclusively in Japan on September 6, 2007.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • genre: Puzzle game
  • publisher: Nintendo
  • released on (7 years ago)


"Theta" is a film, directed by Richard Roberts.


  1. Theta was a radio communications group that operated in Bergen, Norway during the German occupation of Norway, communicating with the British Secret Intelligence Service. The group was operative from December 1941 to June 1942.
  2. Theta a.k.a. gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor, theta is a gene.
    • also known as GABA-A receptor theta subunit; gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptor, theta,

Phrases with Theta

Phrases starting with the word Theta:

  1. theta wave
  2. theta rhythm
  3. Theta Lanceata
  4. Theta chariessa
  5. Theta vayssieri
  6. Theta lyronuclea

Phrases ending with the word Theta:

  1. Adelta Theta
  2. Diaphus theta
  3. Metisella Theta
  4. Aethoprora theta
  5. Atherigona Theta
  6. Guillardia Theta
  7. Parasterope Theta
  8. Rugopharynx Theta
  9. Cerebratulus Theta
  10. Crematogaster Theta
  11. Species Adelta Theta
  12. species Diaphus theta
  13. Species Metisella Theta

Other phrase containing the word Theta:

  1. Species Theta Lanceata

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Theta

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Google previewMegaphysics II;An Explanation of Nature (2015)

The Equation of Everything in Terms of Cosmology,Strings and Relativity by Dr. Mitchell Wick

Theta is the angle of trajectory at Planck Time from “The Big Bang” which is pi radians or 180 degrees.

Google previewAlternative Investments (2015)

CAIA Level I by Donald R. Chambers, Mark J. P. Anson, Keith H. Black, Hossein Kazemi, CAIA Association

Finally, theta is the first derivative of an option's price with respect to the time to expiration of the option.

Theta is a key concept in understanding how hedged positions lose value if there are no changes in the underlying asset or its volatility .

Google previewThe Photographic Atlas of the Stars (1999)

by H.J.P Arnold, Paul Doherty, Patrick Moore

Theta is an easy double. T and S Gruis, both easily visible on the photograph. are normal Mira variables. Pi1 is more intcresring; when the photograph was taken ir was near its maximum of magnitude 5.4, and as it never ...

Google previewThe Deke Quarterly (1886)

Kappa Alpha Theta is the quarterly journal of the oldest of the ladies fraternities. Two numbers have already been issued. The first, that for June, 1885, suggests in its Introduction: We hope to publish a first-class fraternity magazine. It is well to ...

Google previewJournal of the American Oriental Society (1882)

The letters sigma and epsilon have the rounded forms of the uncial manuscripts; the lambda nearly that of the cursive character, though it does not project above the line; the theta is a circle with a dot in the middle; and the omega is like those ...

Google previewThe Handbook of Energy Trading (2011)

by Stefano Fiorenzani, Samuele Ravelli, Enrico Edoli

Theta is the Greek representing the derivative of the option price with respect to time: = ∂Pt ∂t It represents the time decay of the option value. It is often negative, because in most cases the price drops when the lifetime of the ...

Google previewStarfinder (2010)

by Carole Stott, Giles Sparrow

Apodis j Theta is a variable star, with fluctuations in brightness that are easily followed through binoculars. It ranges between magnitudes 6.4 and 8.0 in a 100-day cycle. RigilKentaurus Hadar APUS CIRCINUS OCTANS P A V O ...

Google previewOptions Math for Traders (2012)

How To Pick the Best Option Strategies for Your Market Outlook by Scott Nations

Theta is the sensitivityof an option priceto changes in time to expiration. It'sthe change we'd expectto seein an optionprice—since we'reonly getting closer to expiration it's the decrease we'd expect to see due to the passage of time.

Google previewFly with Me I've Crashed Before (2011)

by Dean Kraemer

Alpha/theta is the place where the brain operates just prior to falling asleep. It is called the hypnogogic state. In this state the brain is the most creative and the most capable of learning. While in this state a client can sometimes suddenly ...

Google previewThe Art of Language (2017)

The Words we Speak can Make or Break Us by Mo Khalpey

Theta is the level just before deep sleep, that drowsiness you feel just before you fall asleep is the theta level. Alpha level is usually accessed when our bodies are completely relaxed. The conscious mind, which makes up ten percent of the ...

Google previewYou the Healer (2011)

The World-Famous Silva Method on How to Heal Yourself by José Silva, Robert B. Stone, PhD

Light sleep, between four and seven pulsations per second, is called theta level. Deepest sleep, anything below four pulsations per second, is called delta level. Figure 1 illustrates these four levels. Note that deep alpha is called the basic ...

Google previewThe Standard Electrical Dictionary: A Popular Dictionary of Words and Terms Used in the Practice of Electrical Engineering (1898)

by Thomas O'Conor Sloane

Let the rod be rotated through an angle theta. Consider the cord a A. Its lower end is swung through theangle theta, as referred tothe center O;thecord is ...

Google previewThe Star Trek Encyclopedia (2011)

by Michael Okuda, Denise Okuda, Debbie Mirek

Theta VII. Planet. Location of a colony that desperately required vaccines being transported by the U.S.S. Yorktown on stardate 3619. The U.S.S. Enterprise was unable to make a scheduled rendezvous with the Yorktown because of an ...

Google previewA Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to Suggest Immediately Any Desired Word Needed to Express Exactly a Given Idea (1906)

A Dictionary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms, Foreign Phrases, Pronunciations, a Copious Correlation of Words by Francis Andrew March


Google previewLinguistics Encyclopedia (2004)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

Before turning to theta theory, we should note the pivotal role in all this of the lexicon. As we have seen, information on subcategorization is associated with items in the lexicon. It will record that, say, CATCH is a transitive verb, and it might do ...

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Small photo of Chinese lanterns on the city streets of Thessaloniki above Greek letter theta. Red Chinese lanterns hanging above the first letter meaning Thessaloniki in Greek, theta.Small photo of STILLWATER, OK/USA - MAY 20, 2016: Boy and Dog Fishing Sculpture at Theta Pond on the campus of Oklahoma State University.Small photo of PALO ALTO, CA - JUNE 4: Ricoh THETA, a 360-degree stereoscopic virtual reality video camera, while on set to shoot a short film at Garage Stories VR Hackathon in Silicon Valley on June 4, 2017.Small photo of PALO ALTO, CA - JUNE 4: Ricoh THETA, a 360-degree virtual reality video camera, being turned on while on set to shoot a short film at Garage Stories VR Hackathon in Silicon Valley on June 4, 2017.Small photo of GHARB, GOZO, MALTA - AUGUST 22, 2017: People praying in theTa Pinu Roman Catholic minor basilica church and national shrineSmall photo of humanized figure made of AA battery holds in hands poster with the theta symbol of the earth day. Holiday concept. Copy space for text.Small photo of humanized figure made of AA battery holds in hands poster with the theta symbol of the earth day. Holiday concept. Copy space for text. More...

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Scrabble value of T1H4E1T1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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