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Alternative clues for the word alpha

Capital of Attica?

Head dog



Greek leader

Series opener

___, beta, gamma ...

Numeric lead-in

Brightest star in a constellation

___ Phi Omega

First letter

Part of many stars' names

Kind of male

Top dog

First of a series

Kind of star

Main male

A as in Archimedes

___ male (top dog)

Highest-ranking, in some hierarchies

Leader of the pack?


Greek leader?

Leader of the pack

Beta preceder

With 11-Down, leaders

"A" as in Athens

Greek vowel


Angular acceleration symbol

Omega's opposite, alphabetically

Leading man?

The beginning of a series or sequence

Omega's opposite

It's a start

___, Bravo, Charlie

Omega's antithesis

The beginning

____ particle

Greek letter

Kind of atomic particle

Beta predecessor

Word definitions for alpha in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES alpha girl alpha male alpha particle alpha test alpha version gamma/alpha/beta radiation technical (= radiation given off by the atomic matter of gamma, alpha, or beta rays ) ▪ The conventional treatment for cancer is...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Alpha \Al"pha\, n. [L. alpha, Gr. 'a`lfa, from Heb. [=a]leph, name of the first letter in the alphabet, also meaning ox.] The first letter in the Greek alphabet, answering to A, and hence used to denote the beginning. In am Alpha and Omega, the beginning...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
a. 1 Designates the first in an order of precedence. 2 (context person, object or action English) associated with the alpha male/female archetype. 3 (context star English) Designates the brightest star in a constellation. n. 1 The name of the first letter...

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, from Latin alpha , from Greek alpha , from Hebrew or Phoenician aleph (see aleph ). The Greeks added -a because Greek words cannot end in most consonants. Sense of "beginning of anything" is from late 14c., often paired with omega (last letter in...

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
adj. first in order of importance; "the alpha male in the group of chimpanzees"; "the alpha star in a constellation is the brightest or main star" early testing stage of a software or hardware product; "alpha version"

Gazetteer Word definitions in Gazetteer
Population (2000): 2482 Housing Units (2000): 1034 Land area (2000): 1.697667 sq. miles (4.396936 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.038457 sq. miles (0.099604 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.736124 sq. miles (4.496540 sq. km) FIPS code: 01030 Located within: New...

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Alpha (uppercase , lowercase ; Álpha ) is the first letter of the Greek alphabet . In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 1. It was derived from the Phoenician letter aleph . Letters that arose from alpha include the Latin A and the Cyrillic...

Usage examples of alpha.

At the zenith glittered the splendid Antares in the Scorpion, and not far was Alpha Centauri, which is believed to be the nearest star to the terrestrial globe.

At this moment the Southern Cross presented itself to the observer in an inverted position, the star Alpha marking its base, which is nearer to the southern pole.

The star Alpha is about twenty-seven degrees from it, but Cyrus Harding knew this and made allowance for it in his calculation.

Cyrus Harding pointed one leg of the compasses to the horizon, the other to Alpha, and the space between the two legs gave him the angular distance which separated Alpha from the horizon.

The value of this angle would give the height of Alpha, and consequently that of the pole above the horizon, that is to say, the latitude of the island, since the latitude of a point of the globe is always equal to the height of the pole above the horizon of this point.

Cyrus Harding then took the instrument which he had made the evening before, the space between its two legs giving the angular distance between the star Alpha and the horizon.

Now, this angle by adding to it the twenty-seven degrees which separated Alpha from the antarctic pole, and by reducing to the level of the sea the height of the cliff on which the observation had been made, was found to be fiftythree degrees.

Michael noted, as he turned to the Grand Dame Alpha with his hands loose and open.

And to keep safe the werewolf clans of Crimson City, the Grand Dame Alpha would do anything.

Grand Dame Alpha, Michael highly doubted the accuracy of that last barb.

Did the Grand Dame Alpha contact the vampires or police about the murder?

Grand Dame Alpha, an odd look on her face as she watched Keeli struggle to sit up.

But only the family members of an Alpha are allowed to live near the central heart of the underground.

Grand Dame Alpha, stalking through the wolves with a strength and poise that Michael would never have imagined, considering her age.

Grand Dame Alpha was sitting at her desk in front of the fireplace when Michael knocked on the door and entered her room.