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The branch of mathematics that deals with the relationships between the sides and the angles of triangles and the calculations based on them, particularly the trigonometric functions.
[New Latin trigōnometria : Greek trigōnon, triangle; see trigon + Greek -metriā, -metry.]
trig′o·no·met′ric (-nə-mĕt′rĭk), trig′o·no·met′ri·cal (-rĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Mathematics) the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties of trigonometric functions and their application to the determination of the angles and sides of triangles. Used in surveying, navigation, etc. Abbreviation: trig
[C17: from New Latin trigōnometria from Greek trigōnon triangle]
trigonometric, ˌtrigonoˈmetrical adj
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trig•o•nom•e•try(ˌtrɪg əˈnɒm ɪ tri)
the branch of mathematics that deals with the relations between the sides and angles of plane or spherical triangles, and the calculations based on them.
trig`o•no•met′ric (-nəˈmɛ trɪk) trig`o•no•met′ri•cal, adj.
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The study of the properties and uses of trigonometric functions.
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the branch of mathematics that treats the measurement of and relationships between the sides and angles of plane triangles and the solid figures derived from them. — trigonometric, trigonometrical, adj.See also: Mathematics
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|Noun||1.||trigonometry - the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions|
math, mathematics, maths - a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
pure mathematics - the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
spherical trigonometry - (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles
triangulation - a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation
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trigonometry[ˌtrɪgəˈnɒmɪtrɪ] N → trigonometría f
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trigonometry[ˌtrɪgəˈnɒmətri] n → trigonométrie f
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n → Trigonometrie f
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trigonometry[ˌtrɪgəˈnɒmɪtrɪ] n → trigonometria
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