**curve of sines** — Sinusoid Si nus*oid, n. [Sinus + oid.] (Geom.) The curve whose ordinates are proportional to the sines of the abscissas, the equation of the curve being y = a sin x. It is also called the {curve of sines}. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**curve of areas** — a curve that is composed in its foward half of a curve of versed sines and in its after half of a trochoid and is used in distributing the displacement in the design of a ship … Useful english dictionary

**Artificial sines** — Sine Sine, n. [LL. sinus a sine, L. sinus bosom, used in translating the Ar. jaib, properly, bosom, but probably read by mistake (the consonants being the same) for an original j[=i]ba sine, from Skr. j[=i]va bowstring, chord of an arc, sine.]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Natural sines** — Sine Sine, n. [LL. sinus a sine, L. sinus bosom, used in translating the Ar. jaib, properly, bosom, but probably read by mistake (the consonants being the same) for an original j[=i]ba sine, from Skr. j[=i]va bowstring, chord of an arc, sine.]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Sine of an angle** — Sine Sine, n. [LL. sinus a sine, L. sinus bosom, used in translating the Ar. jaib, properly, bosom, but probably read by mistake (the consonants being the same) for an original j[=i]ba sine, from Skr. j[=i]va bowstring, chord of an arc, sine.]… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Track transition curve** — The red Euler spiral is an example of an easement curve between a blue straight line and a circular arc, shown in green … Wikipedia

**Mādhava of Sañgamāgrama** — Madhava Born c.1350 Died c.1425 Residence Sangamagrama (Irinjalakuda (?) in Kerala) Nationality Indian Ethnicity … Wikipedia

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**Timeline of Islamic science and engineering** — This timeline of Islamic science and engineering covers the general development of science and technology in the Islamic world during the Islamic Golden Age, usually dated from the 7th to 16th centuries.From the 17th century onwards, the advances … Wikipedia

**Sectrix of Maclaurin** — In geometry, a sectrix of Maclaurin is defined as the curve swept out by the point of intersection of two lines which are each revolving at constant rates about different points called poles. Equivalently, a sectrix of Maclaurin can be defined as … Wikipedia