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cosine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Maths
cosineco‧sine /ˈkəʊsaɪn $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun [countable] technical 🔊 🔊 HMthe measurement of an acute angle in a triangle with a right angle, that is calculated by dividing the length of the side next to it by the length of the hypotenusesine
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cosineThinking these thoughts gets in the way of my learning about sines and cosines.In this case the rotation tensor R is equal to the direction, cosine L. Example 10.This means that one cosine has 2 associated angles.This function returns the cosine of an angle.
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