What is another word for cosine?

Pronunciation: [kˈə͡ʊsa͡ɪn] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "cosine" that can be used in mathematical equations and trigonometry calculations. Some of the common synonyms include "cos", "co", and "cosine function". The cosine function is an important mathematical function that helps in calculating the ratio of the adjacent and hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle. It is represented by the symbol "cos" and is one of the three basic trigonometric functions. The cosine function is widely used in physics, engineering, astronomy, and other fields where calculations involving angles and distances are required. Other similar words that can be used as synonyms for cosine include "tangent", "sine", and "cosecant".

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What are the hypernyms for Cosine?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Cosine

The young captain listened, therefore, to a scheme propounded to him by Colonel cosine, and Deacon Volmar, in the name of Leicester.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete"
John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
The trisector of an angle, if he demand attention from any mathematician, is bound to produce, from his construction, an expression for the sine or cosine of the third part of any angle, in terms of the sine or cosine of the angle itself, obtained by help of no higher than the square root.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)"
Augustus de Morgan
cosine farewell: and Vncle bid him so: Six yeares we banish him, and he shall go.
Shakespeare, William

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