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sinusoidal

[sahy-nuh-soid-l]
adjective
  1. Mathematics. of or relating to a sinusoid.
  2. having a magnitude that varies as the sine of an independent variable: a sinusoidal current.
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Origin of sinusoidal

First recorded in 1875–80; sinusoid + -al1
Related formssi·nus·oi·dal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sinusoidal

sinusoidal

adjective
  1. maths of or relating to a sine curve
  2. physics having a magnitude that varies as a sine curve
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Derived Formssinusoidally, adverb
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