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deltanoun [C]

 us   /ˈdel·tə/
an ​area of ​low, ​flatland, sometimes ​shapedapproximately like a ​triangle, where a ​riverdivides into several ​smallerrivers before ​flowing into the ​sea: the Mississippi delta
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deltanoun

uk   /ˈdel.tə/  us   /ˈdel.t̬ə/
  • delta noun (RIVER)

[C] geography an ​area of ​low, ​flatland, sometimes ​shaped like a ​triangle, where a ​riverdivides into several ​smallerrivers before ​flowing into the ​sea: the Mississippi delta the delta of the Nile
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deltanoun [S]

uk   us   /ˈdeltə/
GRAPHS & CHARTS a ​change in a ​figure or ​amount
FINANCE the ​measurement of how the ​price of an optionchanges compared to the ​price of the ​shares, etc. that it is ​based on: A delta of 0.5 ​means that for every $1.00 that the ​stock goes up, the ​optionpricerises by $0.50.
(Definition of delta from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “delta”
in Spanish delta…
in Vietnamese châu thổ, đồng bằng…
in Malaysian delta…
in Thai พื้นที่สามเหลี่ยมปากแม่น้ำ…
in French delta…
in German das Delta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 三角洲…
in Turkish delta, bir kaç nehir ve kollarının oluşturduğu nehir yatağı…
in Russian дельта (реки)…
in Indonesian delta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 三角洲…
in Polish delta…
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