follow Dictionary.com

Get the details behind our redesign

cosine law

noun, Optics.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples for cosine law
  • One can successively identify sharp angles subtended by discrete triplets of points within a given curve using the cosine law.
  • Deviations from cosine law response to incident radiation.

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for cosine law

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cosine

8
10
Scrabble Words With Friends