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delta
as in:  delta wing aircraft


The aircraft uses a delta wing configuration.
  the 4th letter of the Greek alphabet; or an object shaped like its capital form (like an equilateral triangle)
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In mathematics, the delta symbol is frequently used to denote change. For other common uses, click on the Wikipedia link.
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  • The aircraft uses a delta wing configuration.
  • The Delta Delta Delta sorority was founded in 1888 at Boston University.
  • Alpha, Bravo, Cain, delta, Echo, Foxtrot.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • their caste was Delta
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World

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  • The jet loomed ... a white bullet-like machine with short delta wings sweeping back from the fuselage, giving it the appearance of an angry flying insect.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
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Associated words [difficulty]:   delta [3]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Engineering, Nature & Ecology, Science
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