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sinusoidal

[sahy-nuh-soid-l] /ˌsaɪ nəˈsɔɪd l/
adjective
1.
Mathematics. of or relating to a sinusoid.
2.
having a magnitude that varies as the sine of an independent variable:
a sinusoidal current.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; sinusoid + -al1
Related forms
sinusoidally, adverb
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  • It must have variable frequency sinusoidal and strength variability.
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  • Solar output is sinusoidal and covers much of peak demand.
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British Dictionary definitions for sinusoidal

sinusoidal

/ˌsaɪnəˈsɔɪdəl/
adjective
1.
(maths) of or relating to a sine curve
2.
(physics) having a magnitude that varies as a sine curve
Derived Forms
sinusoidally, adverb
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