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 Dictionary entry overview: What does iota mean? 

IOTA (noun)
  The noun IOTA has 2 senses:

1. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
2. the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

  Familiarity information: IOTA used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

IOTA (noun)

Sense 1iota [BACK TO TOP]


A tiny or scarcely detectable amount

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure


tittle; smidgin; smidgeon; smidgen; smidge; shred; scintilla; iota; whit

Hypernyms ("iota" is a kind of...):

small indefinite amount; small indefinite quantity (an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude)

Sense 2iota [BACK TO TOP]


The 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("iota" is a kind of...):

alphabetic character; letter; letter of the alphabet (the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech)

Holonyms ("iota" is a member of...):

Greek alphabet (the alphabet used by ancient Greeks)

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