Origin of omega
Related Words for omegafinish, closure, resolution, retirement, result, outcome, issue, conclusion, completion, finale, period, denouement, ending, termination, close, finis, omega, consummation, desuetude, cease
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Contemporary Examples of omega
For some, the two-state solution is the Alpha and the Omega.What Peace Process Polling Doesn't Tell You
December 31, 2012
William sports a replica of the Omega Seamaster watch he wore on his engagement day.William and Kate Immortalised in Wax by Madame Tussauds
April 4, 2012
The culprit is the Omega Chemical Corporation, a refrigerator recycling company that didn't do its job up to snuff.Our Most Polluted States
The Daily Beast
May 19, 2010
Historical Examples of omega
Omega is intended for a Christmas present to your great-grandchildren.
The beginning is alpha and omega: the beginning and the end.Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens
G. K. Chesterton
From that, we'll proceed to a basic understanding of what everybody else on Omega is.
They were applauding the prisoner's traitorous actions, and welcoming him to Omega.
She appeared to be dissatisfied with her husband; and divorce was forbidden on Omega.
Word Origin for omega
c.1400, from Medieval Greek omega, from classical Greek o mega "big 'o' " (in contrast to o micron "little 'o' "); so called because the vowel was long in ancient Greek. From mega (see mega-). The final letter of the Greek alphabet, hence used figuratively for "the last, final" of anything (cf. Rev. i:8),
see alpha and omega.