Origin of omicron
Examples from the Web for omicron
Omicron in the constellation Cetus, is the longest known of them; and is held to revolve in 831 days.The Plurality of Worlds|William Whewell
I have not read them regularly through, but sufficiently to observe that they are much indebted to Omicron.
Another very interesting class of variables is known as the Omicron Ceti type.Astronomy|David Todd
One of the most interesting of variable stars is that known as Omicron Ceti, whose period of change is about 331 days.Aether and Gravitation|William George Hooper
Newton presented him with one of his publications, entitled "Omicron."
British Dictionary definitions for omicron
Word Origin for omicron
Word Origin and History for omicron
15th letter of the Greek alphabet, literally "small 'o,' " from Greek (s)mikros "small," from PIE *smik-. Because the vowel was "short" in ancient Greek. Cf. Omega.