Definition of spherical trigonometry in English:

spherical trigonometry

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


  • The branch of trigonometry concerned with the measurement of the angles and sides of spherical triangles.
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    • 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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