cofunction


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co·func·tion

 (kō′fŭngk′shən)
n.
The trigonometric function of the complement of an angle: The tangent is the cofunction of the cotangent.

cofunction

(ˌkəʊˈfʌŋkʃən)
n
1. a joint function
2. (Mathematics) maths the trigonometric function of the complement of a given angle

co•func•tion

(ˈkoʊˌfʌŋk ʃən)

n.
the trigonometric function of the complement of a given angle or arc: cosθ is the cofunction of sinθ.
[1905–10]
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The Makeba international singer/anti-apartheid activist border of a multiplicity, which in a sense redeploys the ontological dilemma of being-in-itself and being-for-others into "Other" realms of selving, represents a cofunction of becoming that does not begin and end with Makeba in a story; rather, the border distinctly epitomises traces becomings in writing.
In Modisane's and Makeba's polyphonic writing of a multiplicitous assemblage of a cofunction of Hollywood and Sophiatown there is evidence of what Masemola designates as an uncanny "(dis)continuity of fixed affiliations", of unproblematic identification and mimetic repetition of figures of memory: "Repetition here is neither positive nor negative but situated in between two discursive formations and, as such, located on the edge of both" (Masemola 2010:116; my italics).