arc tan


abbreviation

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British Dictionary definitions for arc tan

arctan
/ (ˈɑːkˌtæn) maths /

abbreviation for

arctangent: the function the value of which for a given argument is the angle in radians (between –π/2 and π/2) the tangent of which is that argument: the inverse of the tangent function
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