Delta

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Delta commonly refers to:

  • Delta (letter) (Δ or δ), a letter of the Greek alphabet
  • River delta, a landform at the mouth of a river
  • D (NATO phonetic alphabet: "Delta"), the fourth letter of the modern English alphabet
  • Delta Air Lines, an American airline

Delta may also refer to:

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Music[edit]

  • alt-J (∆), British indie band
  • Delta blues, one of the earliest styles of blues music
  • "Delta", a song by Crosby, Stills & Nash from Daylight Again David Crosby 1982

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Finance[edit]

  • Delta (finance), a first order derivative of an option pricing formula versus the underlying spot price
  • Visa Delta or Visa Debit, a brand of debit card

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Chemistry[edit]

  • Δ (delta) vs. Λ (lambda) isomers to indicate right vs. left handed propeller twists in coordination complexes
  • δ (delta) convention, for designating allenes and other cumulated dienes in rings named according to a non-cumulated parent structure
  • Double bond isomers, for example in fatty acids, cloprostenol, Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol

Computing[edit]

  • Delta (computer), a Russian ZX Spectrum clone
  • Delta encoding or delta compression, a technique in computer communications and version control
  • Delta timing, a technique used in iterative processes to keep track of time and prevent lag

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