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  • adj. of, relating to, or constructed using trigonometry

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as trigonometrical.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or according to the principles of trigonometry


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  • The six functions just defined are variously known as the trigonometric, circular, or goniometric functions

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  • It should be noticed that while a, b, and h are lines, the ratio of any two of them is an abstract number; that is, the trigonometric functions are abstract numbers.

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  • To make sure he was spacing the holes exactly right, he scrawled a triangle and some trigonometric calculations on a notepad.

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  • They thought they could just proceed from there, but things got messy (sorry) as they cut the pizza more times, or, as New Scientist puts it, “the solution still included a complicated set of sums of algebraic series involving tricky powers of trigonometric functions,” summed up more succinctly as “ugly.”

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  • When trigonometric functions are added, then the number of nines can greatly increase.

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  • The great trigonometric waterfalls, warm as bathwater for once.

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  • And so there must be some equation relating the exponential to the trigonometric functions.

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  • On the other hand, the trigonometric functions are better seen as the coordinate functions of a point traveling around the unit circle at unit speed.

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  • It has to do with what happens when you do Taylor series expansions of trigonometric functions of imaginary numbers.

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  • The plain fact that there is an equation relating the trigonometric functions to the exponential function is really cool.

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