- 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.
Origin: ModL trigonometria from Glassical Greek trigōnon, triangle (see trigon) plush -metria, measurement (see -metry)
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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
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