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Delta
Delta Del"ta, n.; pl. Deltas. [Gr. de`lta, the name of the fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (the capital form of which is [Delta], Eng. D), from the Ph[oe]nician name of the corresponding letter. The Greeks called the alluvial deposit at the mouth of the Nile, from its shape, the Delta of the Nile.] A tract of land shaped like the letter delta ([Delta]), especially when the land is alluvial and inclosed between two or more mouths of a river; as, the delta of the Ganges, of the Nile, or of the Mississippi.
Delta
Delta Del"ta, n. 1. The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet ([Delta] [delta]), answering to D. Hence, an object having the shape of the capital [Delta]. 2. (Elec.) The closed figure produced by connecting three coils or circuits successively, end for end, esp. in a three-phase system; -- often used attributively, as delta winding, delta connection (which see), etc.

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