circular function

[1880-85]

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  • circular function — noun function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right angled triangle containing the angle • Syn: ↑trigonometric function • Hypernyms: ↑function, ↑mathematical function, ↑single valued function, ↑map, ↑mapping …   Useful english dictionary

  • circular function — noun Date: 1884 trigonometric function …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Circular — is a basic geometric shape such as a Circle. Contents 1 Documents 2 Travel and transportation 3 Places …   Wikipedia

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  • Circular — Cir cu*lar, a. [L. circularis, fr. circulus circle: cf. F. circulaire. See {Circle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. In the form of, or bounded by, a circle; round. [1913 Webster] 2. repeating itself; ending in itself; reverting to the point of beginning;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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