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sinh

Line breaks: sinh
Pronunciation: /ʃʌɪn
 
, sɪntʃ
 
, sʌɪˈneɪtʃ
 
/

Definition of sinh in English:

abbreviation

Mathematics
Hyperbolic sine.
Example sentences
  • Here we note that, using hyperbolic trig. functions, it is also cosh/sinh or 1/tanh.
  • The sinh, cosh, and tanh subroutines compute the hyperbolic trigonometric functions of their parameters.
  • If its argument is an array, the sinh function will be applied to each element and the result returned as an array.

Origin

late 19th century: from sin(e) + h(yperbolic).

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