# sine curve

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sine curve
The equation for this sine curve is
y = sin x.

## sine curve

n.
The graph of the equation y = asin bx, where a and b are constants. Also called sinusoid.

## sine curve

n
(Mathematics) a curve of the equation y = sin x. Also called: sinusoid

## sine′ curve`

n.
a graphic representation of the ratio of the size of an angle to its sine; the graph of the equation y= sin x.
[1900–05]
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 Noun 1 sine curve - the curve of y=sin xsinusoidundulation, wave - an undulating curve
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## sine curve

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