[ sahy-nuh-soid-l ]
/ ˌsaɪ nəˈsɔɪd l /
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Mathematics. of or relating to a sinusoid.
having a magnitude that varies as the sine of an independent variable: a sinusoidal current.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sinusoidalsi·nus·oi·dal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for sinusoidal
/ (ˌsaɪnəˈsɔɪdəl) /
maths of or relating to a sine curve
physics having a magnitude that varies as a sine curve
Derived forms of sinusoidalsinusoidally, adverb
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