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 (ŏm′ĭ-krŏn′, ō′mĭ-)
The 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Middle English, from Greek o mīkron, small o (because of its being a short vowel in Greek) : o, the letter o + mīkron, neuter of mīkros, small.]


(əʊˈmaɪkrɒn; ˈɒmɪkrɒn)
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 15th letter in the Greek alphabet (Ο, ο), a short vowel, transliterated as o
[from Greek ō mikron small o; see micro-, omega]


(ˈɒm ɪˌkrɒn, ˈoʊ mɪ-)

the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet (Ο, ο).
[1450–1500; < Greek ō mikrón. literally, small o. compare omega]
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Noun1.omicron - the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet
Greek alphabet - the alphabet used by ancient Greeks
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
References in classic literature ?
mu epsilon nu}, {eta tau omicron iota}, {delta epsilon}.
Thus in Theodorus, 'god-given,' the {delta omega rho omicron nu} or 'gift' is not in itself significant.
IOTA plus MC explodes into ATOMIC OMICRON transposes into MORONIC
In the twelve months to 31st March 2014, Omicron generated revenue of GBP 28.
Omicron, based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, executes contracts in the Department of Energy (DOE) sector of the nuclear industry, with an emphasis on nuclear safety technologies.
Andy Hedgecock, Omicron Surprisingly, despite the fast modern advances in technology in general, and its easy acceptance, in the electrical power sector it has been difficult to persuade the engineers to embrace some of the new technology available to them.
Omicron forgot to allow for the fact that we can get an odd total in two ways: odd on one spinner and even on the other, and the other way around.
Tenders Are Invited For Supply Of Omicron Test Equipment
Competition Sponsored by Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics
In January, Fine Foods NTM SpA (Stand 843), with the assistance of the Italian investment bank Vitali & Associati SpA, formalized the acquisition of Omicron Pharma srl, a pharmaceutical contract manufacturer based in Nembro (Bergamo), Italy.
However, the NanoESCA from Dietmar Funnemann at Omicron Nano-Technology GmbH and Matthias Escher at FOCUS GmbH, both of Hessen, Germany, improves greatly on this resolution.