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 (sī′nə-soid′, -nyə-)
1. Mathematics See sine curve.
2. Anatomy Any of the venous cavities through which blood passes in various glands and organs, such as the adrenal gland and the liver.

[Medieval Latin sinus, sine; see sine + -oid.]

si′nu·soi′dal (-soid′l) adj.
si′nu·soi′dal·ly adv.
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Adv.1.sinusoidally - in a sinusoidal manner
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The cutting forces are assumed to vary sinusoidally with the angle of the engaged location.
As the pump phase is modulated by a sinusoidal phase, a sinusoidally modulated phase is observed in the output signal.
Grunenfelder et al., "A sinusoidally architected helicoidal biocomposite," Advanced Materials, vol.
The velocity varies roughly sinusoidally; however, the maximum ingestion velocity (about -4 m/s) does not have the same maximum magnitude as the expulsion velocity (about 4.5 m/s).
In this case, the load was assumed to change sinusoidally because in practice during the feeding process, the load caused by solid materials impacting the buffering devices is distributed in a parabolic shape.
Lakshmanan, "Bifurcation and chaos of the sinusoidally driven Chua's circuit," International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos, vol.
Another rode a platform, which moved 10 cm back and forth sinusoidally in different directions, a treatment that challenges dynamic balance by forcing subjects to maintain equilibrium and adapt to the continuous postural perturbation [33, 44, 71-73].
The isotherms of base liquid and nanoliquid are found to be distributed sinusoidally for the all material parameter.
The method in [20] hinges on the observation that a slight variation of the power of a sinusoidally modulated optical signal input to a nonlinear Kerr medium results in a large variation of the sidebands generated by self-phase modulation in the medium.