cosecant definition

  • noun:
    • The reciprocal of the sine of an angle in a right triangle.
    • The reciprocal of the sine of an angle in a right triangle.
    • The secant associated with the complement of a directed angle or arc.
    • In the right triangle, the reciprocal of this sine of an angle. Symbols: cosec, csc
    • The secant regarding the complement of an arc or position. See Illust. of functions.
    • In trigonom., the secant of an angle or arc equal to the essential difference between a given angle or tend to be (whose cosecant it really is) and 90°; the secant of complement of this offered angle or arc. See complement.
    • The secant associated with the complement of a directed direction or arc.
    • proportion associated with the hypotenuse towards other side of a right-angled triangle
    • In a right triangle, the reciprocal of this sine of an angle. Symbols: cosec, csc
    • The secant regarding the complement of an arc or position. See Illust. of functions.
    • In trigonom., the secant of a direction or arc corresponding to the essential difference between confirmed direction or are (whose cosecant it is) and 90°; the secant associated with the complement of provided direction or arc. See complement.
    • ratio for the hypotenuse on contrary side of a right-angled triangle

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