Definition of sine curve in English:

sine curve

Syllabification: sine curve
Pronunciation: /ˈsīn ˌkərv
(also sine wave)


A curve representing periodic oscillations of constant amplitude as given by a sine function. Also called sinusoid.
More example sentences
  • The second way to read pulses differently is to read the pulse wave as a sine curve rather than a bell curve.
  • In their less rigorous approach they were quite willing to be satisfied with approximations, such as the substitution of a sine wave for almost any curve connecting two points.
  • Here, a very low-amplitude, high-frequency oscillation is superimposed on a sine curve.

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