Definition of versed sine in English:

versed sine

Syllabification: versed sine

noun

Mathematics
1One minus cosine.
More example sentences
  • This computation was effected by using the multiples of twice the versed sine formerly employed.
  • The greatest of all versed sines is a diameter, as that of all natural sines is a radius.
  • The addition theorems for the hyperbolic secent, cosecent, versed sine, and haversed sine are not interesting.
1.1 Architecture The rise of an arch of a bridge.

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