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### Definition of Cosecants

**1.** cosecant [n] - See also: cosecant

### Lexicographical Neighbors of Cosecants

### Literary usage of Cosecants

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

**1.** *An Elementary Treatise on Plane & Spherical Trigonometry: With Their* by Benjamin Peirce (1861)

"... CHAPTER V. VALUES OF THE SINES, COSINES, TANGENTS, COTANGENTS, SECANTS, AND
**cosecants** OF CERTAIN ANGLES. 54. The definitions of sine, cosine, ..."**2.** *Plane and Spherical Trigonometry* by James Morford Taylor (1905)

"Similarly the curve of **cosecants** can be constructed, three branches of which are
represented by the dotted curved lines in fig. 53. F1G.53 82. ..."**3.** *A Treatise on Algebra* by George Peacock (1845)

"ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF A CANON OF SINES AND COSINES, TANGENTS AND COTANGENTS,
SECANTS AND **cosecants**. What is 797- WE have hitherto considered sines and ..."**4.** *An Analytical Treatise on Plane and Spherical Trigonometry, and the Analysis* by Dionysius Lardner (1828)

"Given the **cosecants** and cotangents of two angles, to find the cosecant of their
sum and difference. Taking the reciprocals of [1], and eliminating the sines ..."