Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
click for a larger image
satellite image of the
Nile River delta, Egypt


1. The fourth letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
2. An object shaped like a triangle.
a. A usually triangular alluvial deposit at the mouth of a river.
b. A similar deposit at the mouth of a tidal inlet, caused by tidal currents.
4. Mathematics A finite increment in a variable.
adj. Chemistry
1. Being in the fourth position relative to a designated carbon atom in an organic molecule at which an atom or a group may be substituted.
2. Referring to the fourth of a group of isomers, or molecules of similar origin or properties, determined arbitrarily by those who discover or classify them. Used in combination.

[Middle English, from Latin, from Greek, of Phoenician origin; see dl in Semitic roots.]

del·ta′ic (-tā′ĭk), del′tic (-tĭk) adj.


An area of the south-central United States extending on either side of the Mississippi River from Memphis, Tennessee, to Vicksburg, Mississippi. An important cotton-producing region, it is noted for its folk culture, especially as the home of some of the earliest blues music.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Deltic, which owns 57 clubs and bars including the Prysm, Atik and Oceana brands, notched up 76,500 admissions and saw total sales rise 2.
Deltic, Britain's biggest nightclub operator, had become embroiled in a tussle for Revolution Bars, tabling an all-paper merger that would have seen Revolution own 65% of a combined entity and Deltic 35%.
Deltic has a diverse set of properties--timberland, manufacturing and a real estate segment.
The proposed tie-up sees Deltic go head-to-head with Slug And Lettuce owner Stonegate, which struck an agreement in August to acquire Revolution Bars in a PS101.
A natural resources company, Deltic Timber owns 530,000 acres and manages timberland.
Country: USASector: Construction/Real EstateTarget: Del-Tin Fiber LLCBuyer: Deltic Timber Corp Vendor: International Paper Company , Temple-Inland Inc , TIN Inc Deal size in USD: 20mType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: AgreedComment: Price includes assumption of USD14.
He owns the 55 022 Royal Scots Grey, which is the only Deltic capable of mainline service as it is equipped with the necessary equipment, and the D9016 Gordon Highlander.
This investment fits our strategy to grow the assets of Deltic through strategic opportunistic acquisitions.
Deltic owns 57 clubs and bars including the Prysm, Atik and Oceana brands He said: "We are now looking at building up a pipeline and we've doubled the size of our property department to do that.
I retire knowing Deltic is well positioned to deliver excellent future financial and operational results," he said in the announcement.
Headquartered in El Dorado, Arkansas, Deltic Timber is a natural resources company focused on the efficient and environmentally responsible management of its land holdings.
Online replays of the call will be available through the Deltic website, and a recording of the call will be available until Thursday, March 7, by dialing 1-888-286-8010 and referencing replay passcode identification number 17574926.