Trigonometrical
Trigonometric Trig`o*no*met"ric, Trigonometrical Trig`o*no*met"ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom['e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] --{Trig`o*no*met"ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Trigonometrical curve}, a curve one of whose co["o]rdinates is a trigonometric function of the other.

{Trigonometrical function}. See under {Function}.

{Trigonometrical lines}, lines which are employed in solving the different cases of plane and spherical trigonometry, as sines, tangents, secants, and the like. These lines, or the lengths of them, are trigonometrical functions of the arcs and angles to which they belong.

{Trigonometrical survey}. See under {Survey}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trigonometrical — trigonometry ► NOUN ▪ the branch of mathematics concerned with the relations of the sides and angles of triangles and with the relevant functions of any angles. DERIVATIVES trigonometric adjective trigonometrical adjective. ORIGIN from Greek trig …   English terms dictionary

  • trigonometrical — adjective see trigonometric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trigonometrical — See trigonometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • trigonometrical — adjective Of, pertaining to, or obtained using trigonometry …   Wiktionary

  • trigonometrical — adj. dealing with trigonometry, of or pertaining the branch of mathematics dealing with the relations between the sides and angles of triangles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trigonometrical — trig·o·no·met·ri·cal …   English syllables

  • trigonometrical — adjective see trigonometric …   Useful english dictionary

  • trigonometrical point — noun (geography, etc) In triangulation, a fixed point whose position as vertex of a triangle is calculated astronomically (often shortened to trig point) • • • Main Entry: ↑trigonometry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trigonometrical curve — Trigonometric Trig o*no*met ric, Trigonometrical Trig o*no*met ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom[ e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] {Trig o*no*met ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trigonometrical function — Trigonometric Trig o*no*met ric, Trigonometrical Trig o*no*met ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom[ e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] {Trig o*no*met ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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