Trigonometry. Unabridged

versed sine

noun Trigonometry.
one minus the cosine of a given angle or arc. Abbreviation: vers.
Also called versine, versin.

1590–1600 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To vers
World English Dictionary
abbreviation for
versed sine

versed sine
vers a trigonometric function equal to one minus the cosine of the specified angle
[C16: from New Latin sinus versus, from sine1 + versus turned, from vertere to turn]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
versed sine
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature