1. [syn: omega, Z]
2. the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet;
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
omega \o*me"ga\ ([=o]*m[=e]"g[.a] or [=o]*m[=a]"g[.a] or
[=o]"m[-e]*g[.a]; 277), n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'w^ me`ga, i.e., the
great or long o. Cf. Mickle.]
1. The last letter of the Greek alphabet. See Alpha.
2. The last; the end; hence, death.
"Omega! thou art Lord," they said. --Tennyson.
Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending; hence, the
chief, the whole. --Rev. i. 8.
The alpha and omega of science. --Sir J.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the ending of a series or sequence; "the Alpha and the
Omega, the first and the last, the beginning and the end"--
Revelation [syn: omega, Z]
2: the last (24th) letter of the Greek alphabet
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
57 Moby Thesaurus words for "omega":
Z, apodosis, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, coda, conclusion,
consummation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtains, death,
decease, denouement, destination, destiny, doom, effect, end,
end point, ending, envoi, epilogue, eschatology, expiration, fate,
final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis,
finish, goal, izzard, last, last breath, last gasp, last things,
last trumpet, last words, latter end, payoff, period, peroration,
quietus, resolution, resting place, stoppage, stopping place,
swan song, term, terminal, termination, terminus, windup
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
1. A prototype-based object-oriented
language from Austria.
["Type-Safe Object-Oriented Programming with Prototypes - The
Concept of Omega", G. Blaschek, Structured Programming
2. A successor to TeX extended to handle the
Unicode character set.
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:
(Rev. 1:8), the last letter in the Greek alphabet. (See A.)
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's):
Omega, the last letter of the Greek alphabet; long O
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Omega, GA -- U.S. city in Georgia
Population (2000): 1340
Housing Units (2000): 522
Land area (2000): 1.775647 sq. miles (4.598904 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.005642 sq. miles (0.014613 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.781289 sq. miles (4.613517 sq. km)
FIPS code: 58184
Located within: Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
Location: 31.339684 N, 83.595036 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 31775
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.