[ koh-vurst ]
/ ˈkoʊ vɜrst /
the versed sine of the complement of an angle or arc.
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Origin of coversed sine
First recorded in 1700–10
Also called co·ver·sine [koh-ver-sahyn, koh-vur-sahyn] /ˈkoʊ vərˌsaɪn, koʊˈvɜr saɪn/. versed cosine.
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British Dictionary definitions for coversed sine
/ (ˈkəʊvɜːst) /
a trigonometric function equal to one minus the sine of the specified angleAbbreviation: covers
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