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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. 2016.
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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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