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NOUN (1)

1. ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle;
[syn: sine, sin]

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Sine \Sine\, n. [LL. sinus a sine, L. sinus bosom, used in
translating the Ar. jaib, properly, bosom, but probably read
by mistake (the consonants being the same) for an original
j[imac]ba sine, from Skr. j[imac]va bowstring, chord of an
arc, sine.] (Trig.)
(a) The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity
of an arc of a circle to the diameter drawn through
the other extremity.
(b) The perpendicular itself. See Sine of angle, below.
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Artificial sines, logarithms of the natural sines, or
logarithmic sines.

Curve of sines. See Sinusoid.

Natural sines, the decimals expressing the values of the

Sine of an angle, in a circle whose radius is unity, the
sine of the arc that measures the angle; in a right-angled
triangle, the side opposite the given angle divided by the
hypotenuse. See Trigonometrical function, under
Function.

Versed sine, that part of the diameter between the sine and
the arc.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:Sine \Si"ne\, prep. [L.]
Without.
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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):sine
n 1: ratio of the length of the side opposite the given angle to
the length of the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
[syn: sine, sin]```