arc sine

arc sine

noun Trigonometry.
the angle, measured in radians, that has a sine equal to a given number. Abbreviation: arc sin; Symbol: sin −1
Also called inverse sine.


Origin:
1905–10

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arc sine  
The inverse of the sine function.
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