# sine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsinesine /saÉªn/ noun [countable] technical (written abbreviation sin) ðŸ”Š ðŸ”Š HMthe fraction(2) calculated for an angle by dividing the length of the side opposite it in a triangle that has a right angle, by the length of the side opposite the right angle â†’ cosine, tangent

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sineâ€¢ Some land reforms have embraced soil conservation as a sine qua non of long term productivity gains by land reform beneficiaries.â€¢ Immediately after inputting a sine wave to your network, you should observe the embryo of a sine wave.â€¢ Prevention of depression and inflation remains a sine qua non for economic security.â€¢ Thinking these thoughts gets in the way of my learning about sines and cosines.â€¢ As the network training process dynamics continue, you should see the output take the shape of a perfect sine wave.â€¢ This function returns the sine of an angle.â€¢ The sine function, hyperbolic tangent, and other non-linear variations on these basic ideas have also been used.
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