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Word: delta

Definition: flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river

Sentences Containing 'delta'

A previous alignment of FM 2127 existed in Delta County.
Airlines serving the airport include AmericanConnection, American Eagle, Delta, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, United, and United Express.
Approximately two-thirds of the delta is in Bangladesh.
Delta County is the name of several counties in the United States:
Delta is located at an elevation of , southeast of Uberaba on highway BR-060.
Delta maintained a secondary hub at Portland for its Asia operations.
Delta waves begin to appear in stage 3 sleep, but by stage 4 nearly all spectral activity is dominated by delta waves.
Delta waves can arise either in the thalamus or in the cortex.
Delta waves occur in all mammals, and potentially all animals as well.
Delta Xi Nu Multicultural Sorority, Inc.
He played a significant role in the enactment of the Niger Delta Development Board (1961), which sought to address problems of the neglected Niger Delta region.
He represented Delta in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
He was also a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Important gas reserves have been discovered in the delta.
In 1410, Minyekyawswa invaded the delta but was repulsed.
In 1984, the company established the Delta Connection linking feeder airlines that served mid-size population areas to Delta nodes.
In mammals, the corresponding names are Delta-like and Jagged.
In the cortex, the suprachiasmatic nuclei have been shown to regulate delta waves, as lesions to this area have been shown to cause disruptions in delta wave activity.
Iskra Delta 800 was a PDP-11/34-compatible computer developed by Iskra Delta in 1984.
Iskra Delta Partner was a computer developed by Iskra Delta in 1983.
On 30 October, the cruiser located "Königsberg" and "Somali" in the Delta.
Originally sold as the Delta 750 based on the LiteAce truck, later versions have been badged Delta Wide and based on the TownAce van.
Patani is a Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria.
PKC alpha was favored in this process over PKC delta.
She effectively supported Republic of Korea Marines in the Delta area.
She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.
She is an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Stage 3 sleep is defined as having less than 50% delta wave activity, while stage 4 sleep has more than 50% delta wave activity.
The "selo" of Ustye is located in the river delta of the Kubena.
The Delta Cryogenic Second Stage (DCSS) is a cryogenic rocket stage used on the Delta III Delta IV rockets, and which is planned to be used on the Block I Space Launch System.
The Delta Farms Area has been renamed the Dixie Delta Canal.
The Deltar (Delta Getij Analogon Rekenmachine, Dutch for Delta Tide Analog Calculator) was an analog computer, used from 1960 until 1984 in the design and implementation of the Delta Works.
The final delta includes the penalty turn by Alinghi.
The Ganges Delta (also known as the Ganges–Brahmaputra Delta, the Sunderbans Delta, or the Bengal Delta) is a river delta in the South Asia region of Bengal, consisting of Bangladesh and the state of West Bengal, India.
The Ganges delta has the shape of a triangle, and is considered to be an "arcuate" delta (arc-shaped).
The Golden Gophers played their home games at Delta Field.
The guitar was particularly suited to the rural Mississippi Delta musician.
The mouth of the river was moved to allow the runway to expand into the delta.
The RS-68 was certified for use on Delta IV in December 2001.
The town of Delta used to be three miles below Vicksburg: a recent cutoff has radically changed the position, and Delta is now TWO MILES ABOVE Vicksburg.
The unit's structure is based on Delta Force and the Green Berets.
The vehicle was developed by the 'Scientifical Technical Centre "Delta"'
There, she was one of the founding members of the sorority Alpha Gamma Delta.
They encouraged immigration by Chinese and Italian laborers into the Mississippi Delta.
Three terrestrial ecoregions cover the delta.
Total sleep deprivation has been shown to increase delta wave activity during sleep recovery, and has also been shown to increase hypersynchronous delta activity.
While at Oklahoma he was a member of Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
While at Stanford he joined Delta Tau Delta International Fraternity.
While attending MIT he joined the Delta Upsilon Fraternity.
Without the penalty turn the delta would have been around 4 minutes.

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