alpha

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the first working attempt of a computer product

Banking

  • noun an anticipated performance of a share, compared to the market in general
  • noun a rate of return on a unit trust or mutual fund, compared with typical returns for that category of trust.

Computing

  • noun an item of data that defines the properties of a pixel or part of an image
  • noun
    (written as ALPHA)
    a 64-bit RISC processor chip developed by digital Equipment Corporation

Electronics

  • The first letter of the greek alphabet, and as such often designates the first constituent of a series.
  • The current gain from emitter to collector in a transistor with a common-base configuration.

Media Studies

  • noun
    (written as Alpha)
    an internationally recognised code word for the letter A, used in radio communications

Military

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