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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of, relating to, or involving the branch of mathematics that deals with the relations between the sides and angles of plane or spherical triangles, and the calculations based on them.

Usage examples (34)
  • After some remarkable publications upon the trigonometrical junction of
  • Santobong peak is 2050 feet, or thereabouts, by a rough trigonometrical measurement.
  • He wrote a treatise in twelve Books on Chords in a Circle, equivalent to a table of trigonometrical sines.
  • The force required to move the thing up a slope is directly proportional not to the angle, but to the trigonometrical sine of that angle. for more
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