the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet (T, τ).
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Also, tauon [tou-on] /ˈtaʊ ɒn/ (Show IPA). Physics. tau lepton.
Also called tau protein. Biochemistry. a protein that is an important component of nerve cells, helping to maintain their function and structure: in the brain, distortions in the protein’s molecular shape is associated with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
the 19th letter in the Greek alphabet (Τ, τ), a consonant, transliterated as t
Symbol τ The 19th letter of the Greek alphabet.
noun 1. a city in São Paulo state, SE Brazil, on the Paraiba do Sul River.
noun 1. Richard, 1892–1948, Austrian tenor, in England after 1940.
noun 1. Karl Christoph Traugott [kahrl kris-tawf trou-gawt] /ˈkɑrl ˈkrɪs tɔf ˈtraʊ gɔt/ (Show IPA), 1761–1836, and his son, Karl Christian Philipp [kris-tee-ahn fee-lip,, fil-ip] /ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn ˈfi lɪp,, ˈfɪl ɪp/ (Show IPA) 1798–1884, German printers and publishers.
noun 1. a T -shaped cross. noun 1. a cross shaped like the Greek letter tau Also called Saint Anthony’s cross