from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A waveform with deviation that can be graphically expressed as the sine curve.

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  • noun trigonometry, signal processing A waveform described by the sine function, possibly shifted by some phase.

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  • noun a wave whose waveform resembles a sine curve


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