the angle, measured in radians, that has a secant equal to a given number. Abbreviation: arc sec; Symbol: sec−1
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Also called inverse secant.
Origin of arc secant
First recorded in 1905–10
Words nearby arc secant
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Scientific definitions for arc secant
The inverse of the secant function.
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