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

Definition of sine curve in English:


A curve representing periodic oscillations of constant amplitude as given by a sine function. Also called sinusoid.
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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