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 for iota
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Iota \I*o"ta\, n. [L., fr. Gr. 'iw^ta. See Jot.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet ([iota])
        corresponding with the English i.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. [from iota being the smallest letter in the Greek
        alphabet.] A very small quantity or degree; a jot; a
        particle.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]
  
              They never depart an iota from the authentic
              formulas of tyranny and usurpation.   --Burke.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Iota subscript (Gr. Gram.), iota written beneath a
        preceding vowel, as a,, h,, w,, -- done when iota is
        silent.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  iota
      n 1: a tiny or scarcely detectable amount [syn: shred,
           scintilla, whit, iota, tittle, smidgen,
           smidgeon, smidgin, smidge]
      2: the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "iota":
     ace, atom, bit, crumb, dab, dole, dot, dram, dribble, driblet,
     drop, droplet, dwarf, farthing, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, gnat,
     gobbet, grain, granule, groat, hair, handful, jot, little,
     little bit, microbe, microorganism, midge, minim, minimum, minutia,
     minutiae, mite, modicum, molecule, mote, nutshell, ounce, particle,
     pebble, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint, pittance, point, ray, scrap,
     scruple, smidgen, smitch, snip, snippet, speck, spoonful, spot,
     thimbleful, tiny bit, tittle, trifling amount, trivia,
     vanishing point, whit
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Iota
  
      A specification language.
  
     ["The Iota Programming System", R. Nakajima er al, Springer
     1983].
  
     (1994-12-08)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Iota, LA -- U.S. town in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    1376
     Housing Units (2000): 583
     Land area (2000):     1.269242 sq. miles (3.287321 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.269242 sq. miles (3.287321 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            37410
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             30.328500 N, 92.493123 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     70543
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Iota, LA
      Iota
  

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