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tau

 (tou, tô)
n.
The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

[Greek, of Phoenician origin; see tww in Semitic roots.]

tau

(tɔː; taʊ)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 19th letter in the Greek alphabet (Τ, τ), a consonant, transliterated as t
[C13: via Latin from Greek, of Semitic origin; see tav]

tau

(taʊ, tɔ)

n., pl. taus.
the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet (T, τ).
[1250–1300; Middle English < Latin < Greek taû < Semitic; compare tav]
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Noun1.tau - the 19th letter of the Greek alphabettau - the 19th 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"
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The outlying villages, they say, are by them called {kappa omega mu alpha iota}, by the Athenians {delta eta mu iota}: and they assume that Comedians were so named not from {kappa omega mu 'alpha zeta epsilon iota nu}, 'to revel,' but because they wandered from village to village (kappa alpha tau alpha / kappa omega mu alpha sigma), being excluded contemptuously from the city.
Telelogic Tau is a Model-Driven Development environment for the design, development, test, and analysis of large, complex systems and software applications for aerospace/defense, telecom, transportation, and enterprise IT domains.
We previously showed that suppressing the protein tau can prevent AB from causing memory deficits and other abnormalities in mouse models of AD.
Most neuroscientists favor the hypothesis that beta-amyloid triggers the brain-cell loss in Alzheimer's disease, but some argue that tau is equally, if not more, important.
By enabling engineers to graphically design and develop large, complex software architectures, Telelogic Tau 3.
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Recently, more attention has been given to the tau protein, which aggregates inside the brain cells of people with Alzheimer's, forming neurofibrillary tangles.
Yet some researchers now suggest that this so-called amyloid hypothesis is overstated and that other entities, including tau tangles, are as important as beta-amyloid.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden MALMO, Sweden and IRVINE, California -- Telelogic (STO:TLOG), the leading provider of software solutions that align advanced systems and software development with business objectives, today announced that SwitchCore AB (Stockholm Exchange: SCOR), Lund, Sweden, a manufacturer of integrated network devices for data, voice and video communication based on the Ethernet standard, is using Telelogic DOORS and Tau to improve its processes and products.
My team has discovered two different ways in which tau is secreted by neurons, or brain cells.
Until now, experimenters could find only hints of tau neutrinos' presence, such as energy and momentum missing from decays of the particle called a tau lepton.
Our member nurses serve in a wide range of workplace settings and specialty areas that demand excellence in knowledge, scholarship and leadership," said Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International CEO Nancy Dickenson-Hazard, RN, MSN, FAAN.