arc cosine


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arc cosine

n.
The inverse of the cosine function.
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Noun1.arc cosine - the inverse function of the cosine; the angle that has a cosine equal to a given number
circular function, trigonometric function - function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle
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Qi, "Sharpening and generalizations of Carlson's inequality for the arc cosine function," Hacettepe Journal of Mathematics and Statistics, vol.
Cho and Saul [29] have used arc cosine of the angles between inputs in their kernel.