Coversed sine
Coversed sine Co*versed" sine (k?-v?rst" s?n`). [Co- (=co- in co- sine) + versed sine.] (Geom.) The versed sine of the complement of an arc or angle. See Illust. of {Functions}. [1913 Webster]

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  • coversed sine — [kō′vərst] n. [co (as in COSINE) + VERSED SINE] Trigonometry one minus the sine of a given angle …   English World dictionary

  • coversed sine — /koh verrst/, Math. the versed sine of the complement of an angle or arc. Also called versed cosine. [1700 10] * * * coversed sine /kōˈvûrsd sīn/ noun One of six trigonometrical functions of an angle equal to one minus the sine of a specified… …   Useful english dictionary

  • coversed sine — /koh verrst/, Math. the versed sine of the complement of an angle or arc. Also called versed cosine. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • coversed sine — noun The trigonometric function 1 minus; sin(x). Abbreviation: coversin Syn: coversine …   Wiktionary

  • versed sine — noun The trigonometric function 1 minus; cos(x). Abbreviations: versin, vers See Also: coversed sine, hacoversed sine, haversed sine …   Wiktionary

  • hacoversed sine — noun The trigonometric function equal to half the coversed sine. Abbreviation: hacoversin Syn: cohaversine, hacoversine, havercosine …   Wiktionary

  • List of trigonometric identities — Cosines and sines around the unit circle …   Wikipedia

  • Versine — The versine or versed sine, versin(θ), is a trigonometric function equal to 1 − cos(θ) and 2sin2(½θ). It appeared in some of the earliest trigonometric tables and was once widespread, but it is now little used. There are several related functions …   Wikipedia

  • trigonometric function — noun Any function of an angle expressed as the ratio of two of the sides of a right triangle that has that angle, or various other functions that subtract 1 from this value or subtract this value from 1 (such as the versed sine) See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • 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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