The upside-down capital delta symbol del , also called "nabla" used to denote the gradient and other vector derivatives.

The following table summarizes the names and notations for various vector derivatives.

See also

Convective Derivative, Curl, Divergence, Gradient, Laplacian, Nabla, Vector Derivative, Vector Laplacian

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Del." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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