kappa kappa  /ˈkæ pə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the 10th letter of the Greek alphabet

Usage(s):

  • Why do kappa opioids favor females? Could estrogen, the female hormone, somehow enhance the drugs' effectiveness, or might the male hormone, testosterone, hamper it?.

News

  1. Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity joins Greek community

    The University of Idaho Greek community’s newest addition, Pi Kappa Phi, is actively recruiting members as it prepares to join campus in the fall. “We’re excited to work with the two consultants and help bring in ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

  2. Smurfit Kappa GrpPLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Statement re Capital Structure

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smurfit Kappa Group plc Update on Capital Structure Dublin, London 10 June, 2013: Smurfit Kappa Group plc (‘Smurfit Kappa’ or the ‘Group’) announces, as part of its continuing programme of effective capital management, and reflecting its reduced net debt and migration of its credit profile from leveraged to corporate, that it is now in discussions with its banks to ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Roanoke residents inducted into Kappa Delta Pi

    Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in education that is dedicated to scholarship and excellence in education. The Alpha Gamma Delta Chapter at Mary Baldwin College encourages members to take active roles in promoting worthy educational ideas and practices. Grade Point Average (GPA) requirements for membership are a 3.5 GPA for undergraduates and [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Roanoke Times

Quotes

  1. "Is Christine Gregoire a racist? Of course not," Sims said in a written statement. "Have I ever (implied) that she is? Absolutely not. Is she proud of her role as a leader of the Kappa Delta Sorority? She says she is. She says she was a...
    on Aug 26, 2004 By: Ron Sims Source: Seattle Times

  2. After Higginson led an attempt to free a captured slave held in Boston's Court House, Thoreau praised him as "the only Harvard Phi Beta Kappa, Unitarian minister, and master of seven languages who has led a storming party against a federal bastion...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Henry David Thoreau Source: Washington Post

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