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alpha and omega

The beginning and the end; the entirety of something. (Alpha and omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet.) In order to do well on the exam, you need to know the alpha and omega of the textbook.
See also: alpha, and, omega

omega male

1. The male occupying the lowest position in the social hierarchy of an animal group. Emerging research on animal groups suggests that omega males may have more complex roles than previously thought.
2. A man who feels powerless and, as a result, does not actively work toward improving his life. He's a real omega male—he's unemployed, single, and miserable, and not doing anything to change that.
See also: male, omega

alpha and omega

both the beginning and the end; the essentials, from the beginning to the end; everything, from the beginning to the end. He was forced to learn the alpha and omega of corporate law in order to even talk to the lawyers. He loved her deeply. She was his alpha and omega.
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alpha and omega

The beginning and the end, the first and the last, as in She had to master the alpha and omega of the new computer program before she could even begin . This idiom and its meaning, based on the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, appears in the New Testament (Revelation 1:8): "I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord," where it is repeated three more times.
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alpha and omega

1 the beginning and the end. 2 the essence or most important features.
Alpha and omega are respectively the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. Christians use the phrase as a title for Jesus Christ, taking it from Revelation 1:8: ‘I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord’.
2 1994 BBC Holidays At Cambridge…you'll find the alpha and omega of American academic life: historic Harvard and space-age MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
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alpha and omega, the

The sum of something, the beginning and the end, symbolized by the first (alpha) and last (omega) letters of the Greek alphabet. The Book of Revelation (1:8) states: “I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord.” The modern equivalent is a to z. See also from soup to nuts.
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The second watch is made of stainless steel with the vintage Omega logo.
By focusing on process technology, turnkey solutions and consumer accessibility, Oceans Omega has carved a niche for itself in the omega-3 market.
capsules can your intake "Foods rich in omega 3 include oily fish, like salmon, mackerel, herring, trout and fresh tuna, flaxseed and walnuts.
(For a more complete explanation of fat chemistry, see "The Skinny on Fats," Food Processing, July 2002.) Two specific fatty acids in the omega class are proving critical to human health: eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA).
[ClickPress, Mon Apr 22 2019] Growing consumer preference for a variety of supplements owing to the health benefits offered by them has fuelled the demand for omega 3 ingredients, as they are among the essential fatty acids.
"We think our tasteless and odorless MSC-certified omega-7 concentrate will be a welcomed addition to the omega 3/6/9 category," added Steve Dillingham, global director for AlaskOmega Ingredients, "as formulators look to leverage the many health applications of this unique, potent omega-7 ingredient and to provide a broader spectrum of omegas."
Scott Doughman, PhD is the author of the book titled “Power Omega: DHA Saves Lives; Live Longer Healthy” (ISBN-13: 978-0-9913115-0-7; Health & Fitness/Diet & Nutrition/Vitamins, $14.99 U.S.).
In fact, some doctors even think that the epidemic levels of mental illness in modern societies can be traced back to the omega imbalance in the food supply.
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Our commitment to maintaining the leading edge through research development and state-of-the art manufacturing keeps OMEGA firmly at the forefront of technology.
"Several groups are working toward gaining FDA approval for a health claim relative to long-chain omega-3-fortified foods," says Richard Schoenfeld, vice president of oil marketing, Omega Protein, Barrington, Ill.
Fact.MR has announced the addition of the "Omega 3 Ingredients Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Market Insights 2018 to 2028"report to their offering.
New York City, NY, January 09, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The most recent James Bond movie, Skyfall, delivered a host of new fans to the Swiss company behind the Omega Seamaster watch.