spherical trigonometry

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spherical trigonometry

n.
The modified form of trigonometry applied to spherical triangles.

spherical trigonometry

n
(Mathematics) the branch of trigonometry concerned with the measurement of the angles and sides of spherical triangles

spher′ical trigonom′etry


n.
the branch of trigonometry that deals with spherical triangles.
[1720–30]
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Noun1.spherical trigonometry - (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
trig, trigonometry - the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions