# Trigonometrical

Trigonometrical
Trigonometric Trig`o*no*met"ric, Trigonometrical Trig`o*no*met"ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom['e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] --{Trig`o*no*met"ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Trigonometrical curve}, a curve one of whose co["o]rdinates is a trigonometric function of the other.

{Trigonometrical function}. See under {Function}.

{Trigonometrical lines}, lines which are employed in solving the different cases of plane and spherical trigonometry, as sines, tangents, secants, and the like. These lines, or the lengths of them, are trigonometrical functions of the arcs and angles to which they belong.

{Trigonometrical survey}. See under {Survey}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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• trigonometrical — trigonometry ► NOUN ▪ the branch of mathematics concerned with the relations of the sides and angles of triangles and with the relevant functions of any angles. DERIVATIVES trigonometric adjective trigonometrical adjective. ORIGIN from Greek trig …   English terms dictionary

• trigonometrical point — noun (geography, etc) In triangulation, a fixed point whose position as vertex of a triangle is calculated astronomically (often shortened to trig point) • • • Main Entry: ↑trigonometry …   Useful english dictionary

• Trigonometrical curve — Trigonometric Trig o*no*met ric, Trigonometrical Trig o*no*met ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom[ e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] {Trig o*no*met ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Trigonometrical function — Trigonometric Trig o*no*met ric, Trigonometrical Trig o*no*met ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom[ e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] {Trig o*no*met ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Trigonometrical lines — Trigonometric Trig o*no*met ric, Trigonometrical Trig o*no*met ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom[ e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] {Trig o*no*met ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Trigonometrical survey — Trigonometric Trig o*no*met ric, Trigonometrical Trig o*no*met ric*al, [Cf. F. trigonom[ e]trique.] Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry. [1913 Webster] {Trig o*no*met ric*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Trigonometrical function — Function Func tion, n. [L. functio, fr. fungi to perform, execute, akin to Skr. bhuj to enjoy, have the use of: cf. F. fonction. Cf. {Defunct}.] 1. The act of executing or performing any duty, office, or calling; performance. In the function of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Trigonometrical coordinates — Coordinate Co*[ o]r di*nate, n. 1. A thing of the same rank with another thing; one two or more persons or things of equal rank, authority, or importance. [1913 Webster] It has neither co[ o]rdinate nor analogon; it is absolutely one. Coleridge.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• Trigonometrical survey — Survey Sur vey, n. [Formerly accentuated universally on the last syllable, and still so accented by many speakers.] 1. The act of surveying; a general view, as from above. [1913 Webster] Under his proud survey the city lies. Sir J. Denham. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

• trigonometrical — adjective see trigonometric …   New Collegiate Dictionary