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1. delta

noun. ['ˈdɛltə'] a low triangular area of alluvial deposits where a river divides before entering a larger body of water.

Synonyms

  • alluvial deposit
  • geological formation
  • formation
  • alluvial sediment
  • alluvium

Etymology

  • δέλτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Delta

  • revuelta

2. delta

noun. ['ˈdɛltə'] an object shaped like an equilateral triangle.

Synonyms

  • equilateral triangle

Etymology

  • δέλτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. delta

noun. ['ˈdɛltə'] the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • finish
  • head
  • rear

Etymology

  • δέλτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word delta


1. Noun, singular or mass
Here, explore the delta in a Mokoro (a traditional canoe) to look for wildlife, then go on a night safari.

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