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Definition tau

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ??? (taŻ). The physics sense was coined by American physicist Martin Perl.

Noun

tau (plural taus)

  1. The letter ?/? in the Greek, Hebrew and ancient Semitic alphabets, being the nineteenth letter of the Classical and Modern Greek, the twenty-first letter of Old and Ancient Greek.
  2. A ?-shaped sign or structure; a Saint Anthony's cross, sometimes regarded as a sacred symbol.
  3. (physics, dated) A tau meson, now usually known as a kaon.
  4. (physics) An unstable heavy lepton, which decays into a muon or electron; a tauon.
  5. (biology) Tau protein, a type of protein that stabilizes microtubules in the human central nervous system, failures of which are associated with forms of dementia.
  6. (finance) A measurement of the sensitivity of the value of an option to changes in the implied volatility of the price of the underlying asset.
  7. (mathematics, neologism) An irrational and transcendental constant representing the ratio of the circumference of a Euclidean circle to its radius, approximately 6.2831853071; equal to twice the value of pi. Often written ?.

Results 337 Words with the letters TAU

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6 letter words with the letters TAU 
ABDUCT 14
ABLAUT 11
ABRUPT 13
ACETUM 13
ACQUIT 19
ACTUAL 11
ACUATE 10
ACUITY 12
ACUTER 10
ACUTES 10
ADDUCT 12
ADJUST 17
ADYTUM 13
AGOUTY 11
AMOUNT 11
AMULET 11
ANTRUM 11
ARBUTE 10
ARTFUL 11
ATRIUM 10
AUGHTS 11
AUGUST 10
AUKLET 12
AUNTLY 11
AUTISM 10
AUTUMN 12
AVAUNT 12
BAGUET 12
BARBUT 13
BATEAU 10
BATTUE 10
BEAUTS 10
BEAUTY 12
BRUTAL 11
BUTANE 11
CACTUS 13
CANTUS 11
CATGUT 12
CATSUP 13
CAUGHT 14
CHAUNT 13
COTEAU 10
CUESTA 10
CURATE 10
CURTAL 11
CUSHAT 12
CUTLAS 11
DATUMS 11
DIQUAT 17
DUCATS 11
DUCTAL 12
EQUATE 16
EUTAXY 16
FAUCET 13
FAULTS 11
FAULTY 13
FLATUS 11
FLAUNT 12
FLAUTA 11
FRUSTA 10
FUGATO 12
GAMUTS 12
GAULTS 10
GHAUTS 11
HAGBUT 14
HALUTZ 19
HATFUL 13
HAUNTS 10
HUMATE 12
HUTZPA 21
JAUNTS 17
JAUNTY 19
JUGATE 18
JUNTAS 17
JURANT 17
JURATS 16
KAPUTT 14
KRAUTS 11
KURTAS 11
LAYOUT 10
LIKUTA 12
LOQUAT 17
LUXATE 15
MAHOUT 12
MAKUTA 14
MANITU 11
MANTUA 11
MATURE 10
MAUMET 13
MEATUS 10
MUDCAT 14
MULETA 11
MUSCAT 13
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MUTASE 10
MUTATE 10
MUTUAL 12
NAUGHT 12
NAUTCH 13
NOUGAT 10
NUMBAT 14
OUTACT 10
OUTASK 11
OUTLAW 11
OUTLAY 10
OUTMAN 11
OUTSAW 10
OUTWAR 10
PAYOUT 12
PEANUT 11
PRUTAH 12
PUPATE 13
QUAINT 17
QUANTA 17
QUANTS 17
QUARTE 16
QUARTO 16
QUARTS 16
QUARTZ 25
QUATRE 16
QUINTA 17
QUOTAS 16
QUOTHA 18
RUBATO 10
SACBUT 13
SAGBUT 12
SQUATS 16
STRUMA 10
STUPAS 10
SURTAX 14
TABOUR 10
TABUED 11
TABULI 11
TABUNS 11
TAKEUP 14
TALCUM 14
TALUKA 12
TALUKS 12
TAMBUR 13
TANUKI 12
TAUGHT 11
TAUPES 10
TAUTLY 10
TEACUP 13
THUJAS 18
THULIA 10
THUYAS 11
TOUCAN 11
TRAUMA 10
TUBATE 10
TUNICA 11
TURACO 10
TURBAN 11
ULTIMA 11
UMLAUT 12
UNHATS 10
UNTACK 15
UNTAME 11
UPBEAT 13
UPCAST 13
UPDART 11
UPDATE 11
UPRATE 10
UPTAKE 14
UPTEAR 10
UPWAFT 16
URATIC 10
UTOPIA 10
VALUTA 12
VATFUL 15
VAULTS 12
VAULTY 14
VAUNTS 12
VAUNTY 14
WALNUT 12
WAUCHT 15
WAUGHT 14
5 letter words with the letters TAU 
AUGHT 10
CAPUT 12
DATUM 10
DUCAT 10
FAULT 10
GAMUT 11
GHAUT 10
JAUNT 16
JUNTA 16
JURAT 15
KAPUT 13
KRAUT 10
KURTA 10
QUANT 16
QUART 15
QUATE 15
QUOTA 15
SQUAT 15
TABUN 10
TALUK 11
TAXUS 13
THUJA 17
THUYA 10
TUBAL 10
UNAPT 10
VATUS 10
VAULT 11
VAUNT 11
4 letter words with the letters TAU 
ABUT 8
AUNT 6
AUTO 5
DAUT 6
HAUT 7
LATU 6
MAUT 8
TABU 8
TAUS 5
TAUT 5
TUBA 8
TUFA 8
TUNA 6
UTAS 5
VATU 9
3 letter words with the letters TAU 
TAU 4
UTA 4
2 letter words with the letters TAU 
AT 2
TA 2
UT 3

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