Associations to the word «Phi»


PHI, noun. Φ, the 21st letter of the Euclidean and modern Greek alphabet, usually romanized as "ph".
PHI, noun. (mathematics) The golden ratio.
PHI, noun. A visual illusion whereby a sequential pattern of lights produces a false sense of motion.(Can we verify([1]) this sense?)
PHI BETE, noun. (informal) (singulare tantum) The Phi Beta Kappa Society
PHI BETE, noun. (informal) (countable) A member of that society.
PHI BETES, noun. Plural of Phi Bete

Dictionary definition

PHI, noun. The 21st letter of the Greek alphabet.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.