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spherical trigonometry

Syllabification: spher·i·cal trig·o·nom·e·try

Definition of spherical trigonometry in English:

noun

The branch of trigonometry concerned with the measurement of the angles and sides of spherical triangles.
Example sentences
  • The mathematical part of the book covers arithmetic, algebra, plane trigonometry and spherical trigonometry.
  • In mathematics Werner worked on spherical trigonometry and conic sections.
  • He therefore added a preface of his own on applications of logarithms to both plane trigonometry and to spherical trigonometry.

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