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Gamma is a Greek letter. Used as a symbol or name it may refer to:
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Language
 Latin gamma, used as an IPA symbol for voiced velar fricative, and in the alphabets of African languages.
Science and Mathematics
The Greek letter gamma is used in both science and mathematics very often.
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 Gamma wave, a type of brain wave
 Lapse rate, the temperature change with height in an atmosphere
 linewidth, relating to uncertainty of mass energy in shortlived particles
 Gamma is an old nonSI name for either a microgram or for a nanotesla, SI units
 Gamma quadra, in Socionics
Lower case, γ
 Gamma correction, a property of images and video displays
 Gamma ray, also Gamma radiation, an electromagnetic ray
 Adiabatic index, also known as the Heat capacity ratio, the ratio of the heat capacity at constant pressure to that at constant volume.
 Bayer designation, the third brightest star
 EulerMascheroni constant, a mathematical constant
 photon, seen as an elementary particle in physics
 Lorentz factor in relativity theory and astronomy
 propagation constant of an electromagnetic wave
 voiced velar fricative in phonetics
Upper case, Γ
 Gamma distribution, a probability distribution function
 Gamma function, a mathematical function
 Christoffel symbol in General Relativity
 reflection coefficient in electrical engineering
 mathematical finance, where it is a risk measure, or Greek
 center of the Brillouin zone
 The FefermanSchütte_ordinal Γ_{0}
Technology
 Gamma software, in computer software and video game development
 GM Gamma platform  a subcompact automobile platform by General Motors
 Gamma correction, in video, graphics, color spaces, and photographic imaging
 Elias gamma coding, in computer science, encoding, compression
Things and places
 Tropical Storm Gamma, a Atlantic tropical storm
Popular culture
 Brave New World, where it is the third caste
 E102 Gamma, a video game character
 Gamma (band), a rock band

