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Gamma

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

After the failure of his solo album, Colorado-born guitarist Ronnie Montrose reunited with former Montrose members Jim Alcivar (keyboards) and Alan Fitzgerald (bass) and, with the addition...

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gamma

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 32 words.

A unit of magnetic field strength. 1 gamma = 10−5 gauss. It has now been replaced by SI units: 1 gamma = 10...

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gamma

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 119 words.

Alabama, clamour (US clamor), crammer, gamma, glamour (US glamor), gnamma, grammar, hammer, jammer, lamber, mamma, rammer,

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gamma

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

Alabama, clamour (US clamor), crammer, gamma, glamour (US glamor), gnamma, grammar, hammer, jammer, lamber, mamma, rammer,

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gamma

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A unit of magnetic field strength. 1 gamma = 10-5 gauss. It has now been replaced by SI units: 1 gamma = 10-9 tesla (i.e. 1 nano tesla, nT).

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gamma

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 30 words.

A unit of magnetic field strength. 1 gamma = 10-5 gauss. It has now been replaced by SI units:

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Gamma

Overview page. Subjects: Photography and Photographs.

French photo agency, founded in January 1967 by a group including Hubert Henrotte of Le Figaro and the photographer Raymond Depardon, who, with Gilles Caron, was to establish Gamma's...

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gamma

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

One of a group of measures related to the pricing of options that are known as greeks. Expressed in formal terms, the gamma is the second partial derivative of the option price with respect...

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Gamma, Sebastiano

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 27 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Active in Bologna.

Born 1711; died 1768.

Painter.

Sebastiano Gamma was the son of Gaspare Gamma. He worked principally for...

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Gamma, Francesco

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 18th-Century Art. 22 words.

Italian, 18th century, male.

Died 1767.

Painter.

Francesco Gamma was the son of Gaspare Gamma. He was first and foremost a portraitist.

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gamma ray

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

(two words) Also written γ-ray (hyphenated). Hyphenated when used adjectivally (e.g. gamma-ray astronomy, gamma-ray source).

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gamma trading

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Maintaining a neutral gamma in a portfolio of options by buying and selling options.

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gamma function

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 103 words.

The gamma function, Γ, is defined by Γ(x)=∫0∞sx−1e

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gamma trading

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 16 words.

Maintaining a neutral gamma in a portfolio of options by buying and selling options.

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gamma–gamma sonde

Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 90 words.

A well-logging instrument package in which a source of gamma radiation, usually 27 60Co or 137Cs, bombards the

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gamma–gamma sonde

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 97 words.

A *well-logging instrument package in which a source of gamma radiation, usually 27 60Co or 137Cs, bombards the wall of the ...

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gamma radiation

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 94 words.

Electromagnetic radiation emitted by excited atomic nuclei during the process of passing to a lower excitation state. Gamma radiation ranges

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gamma radiation

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 88 words.

Electromagnetic radiation emitted by excited atomic nuclei during the process of passing to a lower excitation state. Gamma radiation ranges

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gamma radiation

Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 87 words.

Electromagnetic radiation emitted by excited atomic nuclei during the process of passing to a lower excitation state. Gamma radiation ranges

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gamma distribution

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 236 words.

The general form of the gamma distribution has *probability density function f given by f(x)=

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gamma distribution

Graham Upton and Ian Cook.

in A Dictionary of Statistics

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics. 223 words.

The general form of the gamma distribution has *probability density function f given by where α ( > 0), β ( > 0) and ...

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