law of sines


nounTrigonometry.
  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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