Meaning of ALPHA in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈælfə ]

n. 1 the first letter of the Greek alphabet (A). 2 a first-class mark given for a piece of work or in an examination. 3 Astron. the chief star in a constellation. øalpha and omega the beginning and the end; the most important features. alpha particle (or ray) a helium nucleus emitted by a radioactive substance, orig. regarded as a ray. [ME f. L f. Gk]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.