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sine curve
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Word Origin
noun
,
Mathematics
1.
a curve described by the equation
y
= sin
x,
the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa.
Origin
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1900-1905
1900-05
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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sine curve
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Thus the general size vs sorting trend is a distorted
sine curve
of two cycles.
The
sine curve
may be descending, but there are loopholes in it nonetheless.
There on the screen, a continuous
sine curve
pulsed, and a new era began.
Population trends are not straight line, but closer to a
sine curve
.
In this example, the function plot is used to draw a function: the
sine curve
.
In the open-loop algorithm, power output was programmed to change according to a
sine curve
tied to day length.
Wind speed is computed from the average of the magnitudes of the positive and negative peaks of the quasi-
sine curve
.
British Dictionary definitions for
sine curve
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sine curve
noun
1.
a curve of the equation
y
= sin
x
Also called
sinusoid
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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Word Value for
sine
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