Lambda (disambiguation)

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Lambda is the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet.

Lambda may also refer to:

Physics and mathematics[edit]


  • Lambda operator, used in some programming languages to denote anonymous functions or closures
  • National LambdaRail, a research high-speed computer network
  • Unlambda, a functional programming language based upon combinatory logic, a simplification of the lambda calculus that does not involve the lambda at all, hence the un- prefix


  • Lambda (anatomy), the point on the skull where the two parietal bones and the occipital bone come together
  • Lambda phage, a virus that infects bacteria




Other uses[edit]