The student should note especially the strange gap between α, γ, and ε Cygni.
Algenib and Algol form with γ Andromedæ, a right-angled triangle.
Poor Pierrot is exhibited in a state of suspension, as hanging from the inverted letter L (Γ), which symbolises the fatal tree.
Al´-ge-nib, γ Pegasi, "the wing," possibly the "flank" or "side."
The stars α, β and γ of Perseus form a concave bow which will serve in a new orientation.
The Chinese date it for Feb. 17, and place it near the stars α and γ Tauri.
I shall watch with no little interest for the reappearance of the second γ.
The form c is the representative of γ and σ and not of the Greek kappa.
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(γ) Provisional Canon of New Testament (end of 2nd century).
third letter of the Greek alphabet, c.1400, from Greek gamma, from Phoenician gimel, literally "camel" (see camel); so called for a fancied resemblance of its shape to some part of a camel. Gamma rays (1903) originally were thought to be a third type of radiation, now known to be identical with very short X-rays.
The Greek letter gamma. Entries beginning with this character are alphabetized under gamma.
gamma gam·ma (gām'ə)
Symbol γ The third letter of the Greek alphabet.
The third item in a series or system of classification.
The third position from a designated carbon atom in an organic molecule at which an atom or a radical may be substituted.
A unit of magnetic field strength equal to one hundred thousandth (10-5) of an oersted.
A unit of mass equal to one millionth (10-6) of a gram.
Relating to or being the atom or radical group that is in the third position relative to the functional group of atoms in an organic molecule.
Relating to or characterizing a polypeptide chain that is one of five types of heavy chains that may be present in immunoglobins.