
Definition of Trigonometric function
1. Noun. Function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of rightangled triangle containing the angle.
Generic synonyms: Function, Map, Mapping, Mathematical Function, Singlevalued Function
Specialized synonyms: Sin, Sine, Arc Sine, Arcsin, Arcsine, Inverse Sine, Cos, Cosine, Arc Cosine, Arccos, Arccosine, Inverse Cosine, Tan, Tangent, Arc Tangent, Arctan, Arctangent, Inverse Tangent, Cotan, Cotangent, Arc Cotangent, Arccotangent, Inverse Cotangent, Sec, Secant, Arc Secant, Arcsec, Arcsecant, Inverse Secant, Cosec, Cosecant, Arc Cosecant, Arccosecant, Inverse Cosecant
Definition of Trigonometric function
1. Noun. (trigonometry) Any function of an angle expressed as the ratio of two of the sides of a right triangle that has that angle, or various other functions that subtract 1 from this value or subtract this value from 1 (such as the versed sine) ¹
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trigonometric Function
Literary usage of Trigonometric function
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry by George Neander Bauer, William Ellsworth Brooke (1917)
"Every given value of a trigonometric function determines an unlimited or infinite
number of positive and negative angles, among which there are always two ..."
2. Plane Trigonometry with Practical Applications by Leonard Eugene Dickson (1922)
"Given one trigonometric function, to find the others. If the value of one of the
six functions of an acute angle A is known, we can find the values of the ..."
3. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry by George Neander Bauer, William Ellsworth Brooke (1917)
"Every given value of a trigonometric function determines an unlimited or infinite
number of positive and negative angles, among which there are in general ..."
4. Differential and Integral Calculus: With Examples and Applications by George Abbott Osborne (1908)
"It is to be noticed that any power of a trigonometric function may be integrated
by Formula I., when accompanied by its differential. ..."
5. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry by Levi Leonard Conant (1909)
"CHAPTER VII GENERAL EXPRESSION FOR ALL ANGLES HAVING A GIVEN trigonometric function
60. From the definitions of the trigonometric functions it is evident ..."
6. Lectures on the Theory of Elliptic Functions by Harris Hancock (1910)
"We know that sin 2 и = 2 cot " and 1 + cot2 u 0 cot2 u — 1 cos 2 u = — • cot2 u
+ 1 Further, since any rational function of a trigonometric function may be ..."
7. An Elementary Treatise on the Differential and Integral Calculus, with by Edward Albert Bowser (1886)
"A trigonometric function is one which involves sines, tangents, cosines, etc., as
variables. ... It is the inverse of the trigonometric function ; thus, ..."