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Meaning of SINUSOID

Pronunciation:  'sInu`soyd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  tiny endothelium-lined passages for blood in the tissue of an organ
  2. [n]  the curve of y=sin x
 

SINUSOID is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sine curve
 
 See Also: passage, passageway, undulation, wave

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Si"nus*oid\, n. [Sinus + -oid.] (Geom.)
The curve whose ordinates are proportional to the sines of
the abscissas, the equation of the curve being y = a sin x.
It is also called the {curve of sines}.



 

 

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