Lambda (disambiguation)

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Lambda is the eleventh letter of the Greek alphabet that is λ, and capital form Λ.

Lambda may also refer to:

Physics and mathematics[edit]

Computing[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
  • AWS Lambda, compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the compute resources for you, making it easy to build applications that respond quickly to new information.

Biology[edit]

  • 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

Education[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Other uses[edit]