[om-doo r-mahn] /ˌɒm dʊərˈmɑn/
a city in central Sudan, on the White Nile opposite Khartoum: British victory 1898.
a city in the central Sudan, on the White Nile, opposite Khartoum, with which it forms the country’s largest city; scene of the Battle of Omdurman (1898), in which the Mahdi’s successor was defeated by Lord Kitchener’s forces. Pop: recent estimates vary between 1 000 000 and 3 000 000
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[oh-mee-guh, oh-mey-, oh-meg-uh] /oʊˈmi gə, oʊˈmeɪ-, oʊˈmɛg ə/ noun 1. the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet (Ω, ω). 2. the vowel sound represented by this letter. 3. the last of any series; the end. 4. . 5. . /ˈəʊmɪɡə/ noun 1. the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet (Ω, ω), […]
- Omega-3 fatty acid
[oh-mee-guh-three, oh-mey-, oh-meg-uh-] /oʊˈmi gəˈθri, oʊˈmeɪ-, oʊˈmɛg ə-/ noun 1. a polyunsaturated fatty acid, essential for normal retinal function, that influences various metabolic pathways, resulting in lowered cholesterol and triglyceride levels, inhibited platelet clotting, and reduced inflammatory and immune reactions.
In domain theory, a complete partial order is algebraic if every element is the lub of some chain of compact elements. If the set of compact elements is countable it is omega-algebraic. Usually written with a Greek letter omega (LaTeX \omega). (1995-02-03)