Definitions for: Iota

[n] the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet
[n] a tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Webster (1913) Definition: I*o"ta, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?. See Jot.]
1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet ([iota])
corresponding with the English i.

2. A very small quantity or degree; a jot; a particle.

They never depart an iota from the authentic formulas of
tyranny and usurpation. --Burke.

Iota subscript (Gr. Gram.), iota written beneath a
preceding vowel, as a,, h,, w,, -- done when iota is

Synonyms: scintilla, shred, smidge, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, tittle, whit

See Also: alphabetic character, Greek alphabet, letter, letter of the alphabet, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

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