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arc sine

noun, Trigonometry.
1.
the angle, measured in radians, that has a sine equal to a given number. Symbol: sin −1.
Abbreviation: arc sin, arcsin;
Also called inverse sine.
Origin of arc sine
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for arcsin

arcsin

/ˈɑːkˌsaɪn/
abbreviation
1.
arcsine: the function the value of which for a given argument between –1 and 1 is the angle in radians (between –π/2 and π/2), the sine of which is that argument: the inverse of the sine function
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arcsin in Science
arc sine  
The inverse of the sine function.
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