a curve described by the equation y = sin x, the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa.
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Origin of sine curve
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby sine curve
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Example sentences from the Web for sine curve
Behind them the ship sent up an oily plume and the sine-curve wail of the radioactivity warning could be faintly heard.The Syndic|C.M. Kornbluth
British Dictionary definitions for sine curve
a curve of the equation y = sin xAlso called: sinusoid
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