inverse sine

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Noun1.inverse sine - the inverse function of the sine; the angle that has a sine 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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[2] have applied conformal mapping techniques to unsteady flow problems, and an inverse sine mapping function is employed for even distribution of the time instance points over the range for current problem.
where a, b are real constants and sin[h.sup.-1] (x) = ln(x + [square root of [chi square] + 1)] is the inverse sine hyperbolic function.
The inverse sine function is an elementary function that appears in many fields of engineering.