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lambda


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lambda  \Lamb"da\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?.] 
  1.  The  name  of  the  Greek  letter  [Lambda],  [lambda], 
  corresponding  with  the  English  letter  L,  l. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  The  point  of  junction  of  the  sagittal  and  lambdoid 
  sutures  of  the  skull. 
 
  {Lambda  moth}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  moth  so  called  from  a  mark  on  its 
  wings,  resembling  the  Greek  letter  lambda  ([Lambda]). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lambda 
  n  :  the  11th  letter  of  the  Greek  alphabet 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  LAMBDA 
 
  A  version  of  {typed  lambda-calculus},  used  to  describe 
  semantic  {domain}s. 
 
  ["Outline  of  a  Mathematical  Theory  of  Computation", 
  D.S.  Scott,  TM  PRG-2,  PRG,  Oxford  U,  1971]. 
 
 




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