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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount;
[syn: shred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge]

2. the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Iota \I*o"ta\, n. [L., fr. Gr. 'iw^ta. See Jot.] [1913 Webster] 1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet ([iota]) corresponding with the English i. [1913 Webster] 2. [from iota being the smallest letter in the Greek alphabet.] A very small quantity or degree; a jot; a particle. [1913 Webster +PJC] They never depart an iota from the authentic formulas of tyranny and usurpation. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Iota subscript (Gr. Gram.), iota written beneath a preceding vowel, as a,, h,, w,, -- done when iota is silent. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

iota n 1: a tiny or scarcely detectable amount [syn: shred, scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, smidge] 2: the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "iota": ace, atom, bit, crumb, dab, dole, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, drop, droplet, dwarf, farthing, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, gnat, gobbet, grain, granule, groat, hair, handful, jot, little, little bit, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minimum, minutia, minutiae, mite, modicum, molecule, mote, nutshell, ounce, particle, pebble, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint, pittance, point, ray, scrap, scruple, smidgen, smitch, snip, snippet, speck, spoonful, spot, thimbleful, tiny bit, tittle, trifling amount, trivia, vanishing point, whit
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Iota A specification language. ["The Iota Programming System", R. Nakajima er al, Springer 1983]. (1994-12-08)
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Iota, LA -- U.S. town in Louisiana Population (2000): 1376 Housing Units (2000): 583 Land area (2000): 1.269242 sq. miles (3.287321 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.269242 sq. miles (3.287321 sq. km) FIPS code: 37410 Located within: Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22 Location: 30.328500 N, 92.493123 W ZIP Codes (1990): 70543 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Iota, LA Iota