Meaning of SINE
Pronunciation:   sIn



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
[n] ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse of a rightangled triangle 

SINE is a 4 letter word that starts with S. 
 Synonyms:   sin 

 See Also:   circular function, trigonometric function  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:  
\Sine\, n. [LL. sinus a sine, L. sinus bosom, used in
translating the Ar. jaib, properly, bosom, but probably read
by mistake (the consonants being the same) for an original
j[=i]ba sine, from Skr. j[=i]va bowstring, chord of an arc,
sine.] (Trig.)
(a) The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity
of an arc of a circle to the diameter drawn through
the other extremity.
(b) The perpendicular itself. See {Sine of angle}, below.
{Artificial sines}, logarithms of the natural sines, or
logarithmic sines.
{Curve of sines}. See {Sinusoid}.
{Natural sines}, the decimals expressing the values of the
sines, the radius being unity.
{Sine of an angle}, in a circle whose radius is unity, the
sine of the arc that measures the angle; in a rightangled
triangle, the side opposite the given angle divided by the
hypotenuse. See {Trigonometrical function}, under
{Function}.
{Versed sine}, that part of the diameter between the sine and
the arc.
\Si"ne\, prep. [L.]
Without.


Biology Dictionary 

 Definition:   This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine and pharmacy, means "without". 


