α; huruf pertama abjad Yunani, lihat juga α-.
Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaryalpha (noun)
the 1st letter of the Greek - alphabet see alphabet table
something that is first - beginning
- alpha wave
- alpha particle
closest in the structure of an organic molecule to a particular group or atom - symbol α α-substitution
socially dominant especially in a group of animals - an alpha male
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurusalpha (noun)
the point at which something begins
SYNONYMS:alpha, baseline, birth, commencement, dawn, day one, genesis, get-go ( git-go), inception, incipience, incipiency, kickoff, launch, morning, nascence, nascency, onset, outset, start, threshold
RELATED WORDS:drawing board, first base, ground zero, square one; creation, founding, inauguration, initiation, institution, origination; cradle, fountain, fountainhead, germ, origin, root, seedbed, source, spring, well, wellspring; dawning, opening; advent, appearance, arrival, debut ( début), emergence; childhood, infancy, youth
close, conclusion, end, ending, omega
NEAR ANTONYMS:cessation, closing, closure, completion, finale, finish, period, stop, termination, windup
For other uses, see Alpha (disambiguation).
In English, the noun "alpha" is used as a synonym for "beginning", or "first" (in a series), reflecting its Greek roots.