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Greek letters, symbols based on the Greek alphabet that are used to represent phenomena and objects in science.
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Crossing the Sands, Crossing the Color Line: Non-Black Members of Black Greek Letter Organizations.
According to "The Encyclopedia of Homosexuality," the Greek letter lambda has been a symbol for gay rights since the 1970s, when New York City's Gay Activists Alliance selected the letter as its emblem.
The rejection of Greek letters of credit may demonstrate a complete lack of faith in the ability of Greek banks to back the credit of Greek businesses like Manesiotis'.
No sooner had this happened, than Hardy scrawled a couple of formulae on the board that were absolutely packed with Greek letters.
Pullover zips from chest to chin and features the Greek letters in white embroidery against a navy background.
Once that was on the books, the school's interfraternity council had no choice but to allow Delta Lambda Phi to charter its colony there, but that still didn't stop students from openly taunting Michael, the fraternity's founding member, saying "queer" and "faggot" to his face when he wore a shire bearing his Greek letters last spring.
The name "Simon" carved in Greek letters - high up on the facade of the monument above six previously invisible lines of inscription: a Gospel verse - Luke 2:25.
It could even be one of the lost witnesses given Greek letters reconstructed from Sonderfehler and Bindefehler in the stemma on page 50.
Upon arriving, I also went to the first meeting of the Latino student organization, where I saw many shirts with Greek letters.
To eliminate the need for extensive pretesting of the critical matching and naming performances, Sidman and Tailby (1982) introduced the now common practice of using arbitrary stimuli, such as Greek letters, that could be presumed to be unfamiliar to the subjects.
Greek Letters brings together the papers presented at a conference held in Athens at the Institut Francais d'Athenes in June of 1995.
The second part, "Neohellenic Literary Studies," contains two chapters and is a novelty since it lists scholars and institutions, critics and reviewers or translators, covering modern Greek letters in some twenty, countries (the former Soviet Union counting as a single entity) plus Greece itself.