- delsarte method,
- delsarte system,
- delsarte, françois,
- delta agent,
- delta antigen,
- delta aquarids,
- delta cell,
- delta connection
Origin of delta
Examples from the Web for delta
When Tonie Tobias started at Delta in 1996 she was shy and closeted.
I told them the story about how Delta helped her propose to me in the middle of the international terminal here at Delta.
Delta was a sponsor of the HRC dinner here in Atlanta and I went and met her there.
It was because of Delta that I actually started helping out in the community, volunteering.
Apple, PetSmart, Wells Fargo, Marriott, and Delta also spoke out.
Level land, marshes, and meadows lay along the Christina, the remains of the delta which the stream had formed in the past.The Quaker Colonies|Sydney G. Fisher
The building, one of the newest and tallest in Delta, had been gutted by the flood.
The telegraph instrument was chattering the Delta station call again so Quigley turned to answer it.
He was going to be a college man like his father—perhaps a Nu Delta, too.The Plastic Age|Percy Marks
Much of the land is really the delta of the "Father of Waters," over which that river spreads out in vast inundations each year.North America|Israel C. Russell
Word Origin for delta
c.1200, Greek letter shaped like a triangle, equivalent to our "D," the name from Phoenician daleth "tent door." Herodotus used it of the mouth of the Nile, and it was so used in English from 1550s; applied to other river mouths from 1790.