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# arc cotangent

noun
the inverse function of the cotangent; the angle that has a cotangent equal to a given number

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noun
: the inverse function to the cotangent

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

— called also inverse cotangent

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

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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

• arc cot — See arc cotangent. * * * …   Universalium

• arc cot — See arc cotangent …   Useful english dictionary

• Cotangent — Co*tan gent (k? t?n jent), n. [For co. tangens, an abbrev. of L. complementi tangens. See {Tangent}.] (Trig.) The tangent of the complement of an arc or angle. See Illust. of {Functions}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• cotangent — cotangential /koh tan jen sheuhl/, adj. /koh tan jeuhnt, koh tan /, n. Trig. 1. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the side adjacent to a given angle to the side opposite. 2. the tangent of the complement, or the reciprocal of the tangent, of a… …   Universalium

• cotangent — co•tan•gent [[t]koʊˈtæn dʒənt, ˈkoʊˌtæn [/t]] n. 1) math. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the side adjacent to a given angle to the side opposite 2) math. the tangent of the complement, or the reciprocal of the tangent, of a given angle or arc …   From formal English to slang

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

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

• arccotangent — arc cotangent n. The inverse of the cotangent 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