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Definition: Curve of sines
, 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,
(a) The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity
of an arc of a circle to the diameter drawn through
the other extremity.
(b) The perpendicular itself. See Sine of angle
, logarithms of the natural sines, or
Curve of sines
. See Sinusoid
, the decimals expressing the values of the
sines, the radius being unity.
Sine of an angle
, in a circle whose radius is unity, the
sine of the arc that measures the angle; in a right-angled
triangle, the side opposite the given angle divided by the
hypotenuse. See Trigonometrical function
, that part of the diameter between the sine and