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
Examples from the Web for omega
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
They were applauding the prisoner's traitorous actions, and welcoming him to Omega.
From that, we'll proceed to a basic understanding of what everybody else on Omega is.
She appeared to be dissatisfied with her husband; and divorce was forbidden on Omega.
- the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet (Ω, ω), a long vowel, transliterated as o or ō
- the ending or last of a series
Word Origin for omega
Word Origin and History 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),
omega(ō-mĕg′ə, ō-mē′gə, ō-mā′-)
- The 24th letter of the Greek alphabet.
- Of or characterizing a chemical group or position at the end of a molecular chain, such as omega-oxidation.
- An omega baryon.
- An omega meson.
Idioms and Phrases with omega
see alpha and omega.