delta function


noun Physics, Mathematics.

a generalized function having the value 0 except at 0, the value infinity at 0, and an integral from minus infinity to plus infinity of 1, used in thermodynamics and quantum mechanics.

Nearby words

  1. delta antigen,
  2. delta aquarids,
  3. delta cell,
  4. delta connection,
  5. delta force,
  6. delta granule,
  7. delta iron,
  8. delta particle,
  9. delta ray,
  10. delta rhythm


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