arc cosecant

noun
the angle that has a cosecant equal to a given number

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noun
: the inverse function to the cosecant

if y is the cosecant of θ, then θ is the arc cosecant of y

— called also inverse cosecant

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Trig.
the angle, measured in radians, that has a cosecant equal to a given number. Abbr.: arc csc; Symbol: csc-1 Also called inverse cosecant.
[1905-10]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • arc cosecant — Trig. the angle, measured in radians, that has a cosecant equal to a given number. Abbr.: arc csc; Symbol: csc 1 Also called inverse cosecant. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • arc csc — See arc cosecant. * * * …   Universalium

  • arc csc — See arc cosecant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cosecant — Co*se cant (k? s? k?nt), n. [For co. secans, an abbrev. of L. complementi secans.] (Trig.) The secant of the complement of an arc or angle. See Illust. of {Functions}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cosecant — /koh see keuhnt, kant/, n. Trigonom. 1. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the hypotenuse to the side opposite a given angle. 2. the secant of the complement, or the reciprocal of the sine, of a given angle or arc. Abbr.: csc Also, cosec. [1700… …   Universalium

  • cosecant — co•se•cant [[t]koʊˈsi kənt, kænt[/t]] n. 1) math. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the hypotenuse to the side opposite a given angle 2) math. the secant of the complement, or the reciprocal of the sine, of a given angle or arc Abbr.: csc •… …   From formal English to slang

  • inverse cosecant — noun the angle that has a cosecant equal to a given number • Syn: ↑arc cosecant, ↑arccosecant • Hypernyms: ↑trigonometric function, ↑circular function * * * noun : arc cosecant * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • inverse cosecant — Trig. See arc cosecant. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • arccosecant — arc cosecant n. The inverse of the cosecant function. * * * …   Universalium

  • circular function — noun function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right angled triangle containing the angle • Syn: ↑trigonometric function • Hypernyms: ↑function, ↑mathematical function, ↑single valued function, ↑map, ↑mapping …   Useful english dictionary

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