law of sines


noun Trigonometry.

a law stating that the ratio of a side of a plane triangle to the sine of the opposite angle is the same for all three sides.
a law stating that the ratio of the sine of an arc of a spherical triangle to the sine of the opposite angle is the same for all three arcs.

Nearby words

  1. law of referred pain,
  2. law of reflection,
  3. law of refraction,
  4. law of segregation,
  5. law of similars,
  6. law of superposition,
  7. law of supply and demand,
  8. law of the jungle,
  9. law of the medes and the persians,
  10. law of thermodynamics

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