An example of a delta is where the Nile River drains into the Mediterranean Sea.
This will slow the main code path down, but only by delta.
When you update the file, the system will only save the deltas.
An example of delta being used is the use of the capital delta symbol (Δ) in math equations to show a change of any quantity. For example: Δ = b² - 4ac.
- Low-lying region in NW Miss., extending eastward from the Mississippi River.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of delta
- Middle English from Latin from Greek of Phoenician origin dl in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek δέλτα (delta).