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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Iota  \I*o"ta\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?.  See  {Jot}.] 
  1.  The  ninth  letter  of  the  Greek  alphabet  ([iota]) 
  corresponding  with  the  English  i. 
 
  2.  A  very  small  quantity  or  degree;  a  jot;  a  particle. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  iota 
  n  1:  a  tiny  or  scarcely  detectable  amount  [syn:  {shred},  {scintilla}, 
  {whit},  {tittle},  {smidgen},  {smidgeon},  {smidgin},  {smidge}] 
  2:  the  9th  letter  of  the  Greek  alphabet 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Iota,  LA  (town,  FIPS  37410) 
  Location:  30.32650  N,  92.49480  W 
  Population  (1990):  1256  (527  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  70543 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Iota 
 
    A  specification  language. 
 
  ["The  Iota  Programming  System",  R.  Nakajima  er  al  Springer 
  1983]. 
 
  (1994-12-08) 
 
 




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