There are 2 main definitions of trig in English:


Syllabification: trig
Pronunciation: /triɡ


More example sentences
  • With all the inverse trig. functions you must carefully select the answer or answers that are appropriate to the problem you are solving.
  • The mathematical functions include the standards found on a good pocket calculator, such as exponents, logs, trig, matrices, as well as sigmoid, gamma and log gamma functions.
  • We spent a few minutes yesterday using trig to work out how far away the most distant vapour trail was.


late 19th century: abbreviation.

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There are 2 main definitions of trig in English:


Syllabification: trig
Pronunciation: /
US or archaic


Neat and smart in appearance: two trig little boys, each in a gray flannel suit

verb (trigs, trigging, trigged)

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Make neat and smart in appearance: he has rigged her and trigged her with paint and spar


Middle English (in the sense 'faithful, trusty'): from Old Norse tryggr; related to true. The current verb sense dates from the late 17th century.

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