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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Ratio of the adjacent side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle.

Usage examples (32)
  • So, if the current is sinusoidal, you know the derivative of a sine to be a cosine, which is 90° out of phase.
  • Did you know that it's possible to calculate a cosine even if you think "cosine" is a brand of nasal decongestant?
  • It makes no sense to ask where the cosine function is.
  • I seez no sine but I thinks Uz is mai long lost cosine for more
Tutoring comment
  • To "consign" is to transfer or give to another's care or control, to "cosign" is to sign a loan agreement with others, while "cosine" is a mathematical term used in trigonometry.
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