- Trigonometry is defined as the branch of math that deals with calculations related to the sides and angles of triangles.
An example of trigonometry is what architects use to calculate distances.
trigonometry definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin trigonometria ; from Classical Greek trigōnon, triangle (see trigon) plush -metria, measurement (see -metry)
trigonometry definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: New Latin trigōnometria : Greek trigōnon, triangle; see trigon + Greek -metriā, -metry.
- trigˌo·no·metˈric , trigˌo·no·metˈri·cal adjective
- trigˌo·no·metˈri·cal·ly adverb
trigonometry - Science Definition