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lambda

(λ)
1. The 11th letter of the Greek alphabet, used in stellar nomenclature usually to designate the 11th-brightest star in a constellation or sometimes to indicate a star's position in a group.
2. Symbol for wavelength or longitude.
Collins Dictionary of Astronomy © Market House Books Ltd, 2006

lambda

[′lam·də]
(mechanics)
A unit of volume equal to 10-6 liter or 10-9 cubic meter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

lambda

Greek letter adopted as symbol by gay liberation movement. [Am. Pop. Cult.: Misc.]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

LAMBDA

A version of typed lambda-calculus, used to describe semantic domains.

["Outline of a Mathematical Theory of Computation", D.S. Scott, TM PRG-2, PRG, Oxford U, 1971].
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lambda

(1) See AWS Lambda.

(2) The Greek letter "L," which is used as a symbol for "wavelength." A lambda is a particular frequency of light, and the term is widely used in optical networking. Sending "multiple lambdas" down a fiber is the same as sending "multiple frequencies" or "multiple colors." See WDM and wavelength.


Lambda
The symbol above the word "wavelength" in this diagram is the Greek Lambda.
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