1. gamma

noun. ['ˈgæmə'] the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet.


  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

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Rhymes with Gamma

  • pleasurama
  • docudrama
  • panorama
  • foodarama
  • alabama
  • al.
  • pajama
  • grama
  • jama

How do you pronounce gamma?

Pronounce gamma as ˈgæmə.

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Sentences with gamma

1. Noun, singular or mass
Research in the late 1890s produced much new information about gamma rays and their behavior.

2. Verb, base form
This is why people exposed to gamma radiation over time are more likely to develop thyroid and bone cancer.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The tracer collects in the tissues and emits gamma rays radiation.

4. Adjective
At the high end are gamma rays.

2. gamma-interferon

noun. a form of interferon that is produced by T cells and macrophages; involved in the activation of phagocytes.

3. Gamma

noun. Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524).


  • Vasco da Gamma

4. gamma

noun. ['ˈgæmə'] a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted.


  • oersted