Translation of secant in Spanish:


secante, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsiˌkənt//ˈsiːk(ə)nt//ˈsɛk(ə)nt//ˈsiˌkænt/


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    secante feminine
    • It also gave tables of natural sine functions to 15 decimal places, and the tan and sec functions to 10 decimal places.
    • When you move the cursor over a button on the calculator, a description of its function appears - sine of a number, cosine, secant, etc.
    • He gave a table of secants and, although Delambre credited him with the first use of this function, it had appeared earlier in the work of Copernicus.
    • The secant and cosecant were not used by the early astronomers or surveyors.
    • The secant of this angle is 1.61806 which is remarkably close to the golden ratio 1.618034.