iota iota  /aɪ ˈoʊ tə/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Midnight always threatened Aquino but never struck; and she was a good woman whose goodness alone, at the very end, was what proved enough, if only by an iota, to save her country.
  2. Fox Republican debate in Myrtle Beach ends without changing the race one iota.
  3. He told the committee even less than Taylor, who as a former employee of the White House had an iota of more freedom to answer frankly.

News

  1. PTK named 5-star chapter

    Snead State Community College’s Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society received special commendation during the Ala bama Regional Convention for fulfilling all requirements to be named a
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Sand Mountain Reporter

  2. Snead State’s Theta Iota Chapter honored

    BOAZ — Snead State’s Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society received special commendation during the Alabama Regional Convention for fulfilling all requirements to be named a “Five Star Chapter.”
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Times-Journal

  3. Snead State Community College: PTK named 5-star chapter

    BOAZ – Snead State Community College’s Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society received special commendation during the Ala bama Regional Convention for fulfilling all requirements to be n
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Sand Mountain Reporter

Quotes

  1. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Iran will not make "one iota of concessions."
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Dallas Morning News

  2. "It's obviously a mistake. But I think it's an innocent mistake. I don't think it affects one iota his ability to do the job," Kerry said.
    on Feb 1, 2009 By: John Kerry Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "There is not one iota of evidence that the companies acted inappropriately whatsoever," said Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif.
    on Mar 13, 2008 By: Dan Lungren Source: FOXNews

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