omega
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Greek ō mega, literally, large o Date: 15th century 1. the 24th and last letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table 2. the extreme or final part ; end <
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3. a. a negatively charged elementary particle that has a mass 3270 times the mass of an electron — called also omega minus b. a very short-lived unstable meson with mass 1532 times the mass of an electron — called also omega meson

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