sine curve

noun Mathematics.
a curve described by the equation y = sin x, the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa.
Nearby words
sindbis virus, sindhi, sindon, sindonology, sine, sine curve, sine die, sine prole, sine qua non, sine wave, sinecure
Origin of sine curve
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for sine curve
Behind them the ship sent up an oily plume and the sinecurve wail of the radioactivity warning could be faintly heard.
The SyndicC.M. Kornbluth
British Dictionary definitions for sine curve
sine curve
noun
a curve of the equation y = sin xAlso called: sinusoid
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