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inverse secant
Word Origin
noun
,
Trigonometry
1.
arc secant
.
arc secant
noun
,
Trigonometry
1.
the angle, measured in radians, that has a secant equal to a given number.
Symbol:
sec
^{−1}
.
Abbreviation:
arc sec;
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Also called
inverse secant
.
Origin of
arc secant
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1905-1910
1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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inverse-secant
in Science
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arc secant
The inverse of the secant function.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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inverse secant
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Word Value for
inverse
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Quotes with
inverse-secant
The quality of moral behaviour varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved.
Aldous Huxley
Yet time and space are but inverse measures of the force of the soul. The spirit sports with time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the...
Aldous Huxley
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