1. [ noun ] the 3rd letter of the Greek alphabet
Related terms: letter Greek_alphabet
2. [ noun ] (nautical,geography) Portuguese navigator who led an expedition around the Cape of Good Hope in 1497; he sighted and named Natal on Christmas Day before crossing the Indian Ocean (1469-1524)
Synonyms: vasco_da_gamma da_gamma
Related terms: navigator
3. [ noun ] (physics) a unit of magnetic field strength equal to one-hundred-thousandth of an oersted
Related terms: field_strength_unit oersted
Similar spelling:   Gama