- a curve described by the equation y = sin x, the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa.
Origin of sine curve
First recorded in 1900–05
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Behind them the ship sent up an oily plume and the sine-curve wail of the radioactivity warning could be faintly heard.The Syndic
- a curve of the equation y = sin xAlso called: sinusoid