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Found 3 items, similar to secant.

**English → Indonesian** (quick)
Definition: secant
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**English → English** (WordNet)
Definition: secant
secant
n 1: a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more
points
2: ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a
right-angled triangle [syn: sec]

**English → English** (gcide)
Definition: Secant
Secant *\Se"cant\* (s[=e]"k[a^]nt), a. [L. secans, -antis, p. pr.
of secare to cut. See Section.]
Cutting; dividing into two parts; as, a secant line.
[1913 Webster]
Secant *\Secant\*, n. [Cf. F. s['e]cante. See Secant, a.]
1. (Geom.) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight
line cutting a curve in two or more points.
[1913 Webster]
2. (Trig.) A right line drawn from the center of a circle
through one end of a circular arc, and terminated by a
tangent drawn from the other end; the number expressing
the ratio of this line to the radius of the circle. See
Trigonometrical function, under Function.
[1913 Webster]

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