Definition of versed sine in English:

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versed sine

Pronunciation: /vəːstˈsʌɪn/


1 Mathematics Unity minus cosine.
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  • 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.
2 Architecture The rise of an arch of a bridge.

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