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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: secant(0.01173 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to secant.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more
2: ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a
right-angled triangle [syn: sec]
English → English (gcide)
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.
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.
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.