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]

{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]


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  • Trigonometrical function — Function Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trigonometrical function — /trɪgənəˌmɛtrɪkəl ˈfʌŋkʃən/ (say triguhnuh.metrikuhl fungkshuhn) noun a function relating two sides of a right angled triangle with one of the acute angles in the triangle, as tangent, sine, cosine, cotangent, secant, cosecant, or any function… …   Australian English dictionary

  • trigonometrical function — relation between the sides of a triangle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Function — Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of his public …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 lines — 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 survey — 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

  • Inverse trigonometrical functions — Function Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Algebraic function — Function Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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