Epsilon meaning

ĕpsə-lŏn, -lən
The fifth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ε, ε)
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The name for the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet, ε or Ε, preceded by delta (Δ, δ) and followed by zeta (Ζ, ζ).
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(phonetics) In IPA, the phonetic symbol that represents the open-mid front unrounded vowel; represented in SAMPA as E.
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(mathematics) An arbitrarily small quantity.
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(computing, colloquial) A negligible effect.

Yes, we have to convert all the symbol names to upper case at startup, but that’s epsilon.

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The fifth letter of the Greek alphabet.
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Origin of epsilon

  • Greek e psīlon simple e from neuter of psīlos simple

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἒψιλόν (epsilon, “the letter Ε”).

    From Wiktionary