# sines

Noun

- plural form of
*sine*

- The table gives the logarithms of
**sines**for every minute to seven figures. - Then a binary n", equated to zero, represents n straight lines through the origin, and the x, y of any line through the origin are given constant multiples of the
**sines**of the angles which that line makes with two fixed lines, the axes of co-ordinates. - As new axes of co-ordinates we may take any other pair of lines through the origin, and for the X, Y corresponding to x, y any new constant multiples of the
**sines**of the angles which the line makes with the new axes. - Trans., 1802) in his usual summary fashion gave a general explanation of these colours, including the law of
**sines**, the striations being supposed to be straight, parallel and equidistant. - It gives tables of
**sines**and cosines, tangents, &c., for every to seconds, calculated to ten places.

» more...

Create and save customized flash cards. Sign up today and start improving your vocabulary!