sigmate

[sig-mit, -meyt]

adjective

having the form of the Greek sigma or the letter S.

Nearby words

  1. siglos,
  2. sigma,
  3. sigma baryon,
  4. sigma factor,
  5. sigma particle,
  6. sigmation,
  7. sigmatism,
  8. sigmoid,
  9. sigmoid artery,
  10. sigmoid colon

Origin of sigmate

First recorded in 1885–90; sigm(a) + -ate1

Related formssig·ma·tion [sig-mey-shuh n] /sɪgˈmeɪ ʃən/, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sigmate

sigmate

adjective

shaped like the Greek letter sigma or the Roman S
Derived Formssigmation (sɪɡˈmeɪʃən), noun

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