trigonometry

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Definitions of trigonometry:

  1.   Trigonometric, trigonometrical. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Trigonometrically. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   Mathematics which treats of the relations between the sides and angles of triangles; a text treating of this science. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   Science which treats of triangles and their measurement. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5.   Trigonometrical. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   The science of determining the sides and angles of triangles by means of certain parts which are given. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7.   The branch of mathematics which treats of the relations between the sides and angles of triangles. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8.   In math., the application of number to express the properties of angles or of circular arcs, as well as to exhibit the mutual relations of the sides and angles of triangles to one another. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for trigonometry:

  1. Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did. – Clyde Tombaugh

Usage examples for trigonometry:

  1. In the first term algebra, logarithms and geometry had to be finished, for in the second term trigonometry was the subject in mathematics. ” – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  2. It would, she admitted, certainly be a little difficult to study trigonometry in such surroundings. ” – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  3. “ Haliburton, not strong in spherical trigonometry looked out logarithms for me till breakfast, and, as soon as it would do, went over to Mrs. Bowdoin, to borrow her telescope, ours being left at No. 9. Mrs. Bowdoin was kind, as she always was, and at noon Haliburton appeared in triumph with the boxes on P. Nolan's job- wagon. ” – The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories by Hale, Edward Everett
  4. It loves vitality above all things, sometimes disguised by affected languor, always well kept under by the laws of good- breeding,- but still it loves abundant life, opulent and showy organizations,- the spherical rather than the plane trigonometry of female architecture,- plenty of red blood, flashing eyes, tropical voices, and forms that bear the splendors of dress without growing pale beneath their lustre. ” – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  5. The novel or the play that is to hold its own in the curriculum in competition with trigonometry must have some knotty problem which causes the harassed reader to knit his brows in anxious thought. ” – Humanly Speaking by Samuel McChord Crothers
  6. It was an outrage, because the two chaps didn't know what trigonometry meant even and couldn't take an examination. ” – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  7. But, all the same, I took with a great deal of thankfulness the dressing- down I had got from my father for being late for home lessons on a trigonometry night. ” – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  8. This is a simple problem in trigonometry i. ” – Lectures in Navigation by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
  9. Broadly, they could be divided into four classes- topography, trigonometry naval construction and drawing. ” – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  10. “ I had seamanship, gunnery, navigation, nautical astronomy, algebra, geometry, trigonometry conic sections, curve tracing, differential and integral calculus. ” – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis

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