arc cosecant

noun Trigonometry.

the angle, measured in radians, that has a cosecant equal to a given number. Abbreviation: arc csc; Symbol: csc−1

Nearby words

  1. arbuthnot, john,
  2. arbutus,
  3. arbutus, trailing,
  4. arc,
  5. arc cos,
  6. arc cosine,
  7. arc cot,
  8. arc cotangent,
  9. arc csc,
  10. arc de triomphe

Origin of arc cosecant

First recorded in 1905–10

Also called inverse cosecant. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Science definitions for arc cosecant

arc cosecant

The inverse of the cosecant function.
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