## Look up: Secant

1. secant
[n] - a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points 2. [n] - ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
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2. Secant
Note: In this series A is in radians and See also: Cosecant, Cosine, Cotangent, Series Expansions, Sine, Tangent.
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3. Secant
Se'cant (sē'kănt) adjective [ Latin secans , -antis , present participle of secare to cut. See Section .] Cutting; dividing into two parts; as, a secant line.
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4. Secant
Secant noun [ Confer French sécante . See Secant , adjective ] 1. (Geom.) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points. 2. (Trig.) A rig...
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5. secant
1. <geometry> A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points. ... 2. <mathematics> A right line drawn from the center of a circle through one end of a circular arc, and terminated by a tangent drawn from the other end; the number expressing th...
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6. secant
sec noun ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
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7. secant
noun a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points
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1. Secant
• (a.) A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points. • (a.) Cutting; divivding into two parts; as, a secant line. • (a.) A right line drawn from the center of a circle through one end of a circular arc, and terminated by a tangent drawn f...
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2. secant
(from the article `trigonometry`) ...and their application to calculations. There are six functions of an angle commonly used in trigonometry. Their names and abbreviations are sine ...
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3. secant
A straight line that meets a curve in two or more points.
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4. secant
secant, in mathematics. 1. In geometry, a secant is a straight line cutting a curve or surface. If it intersects the curve in two different points, as in the secant of a circle, the segment of the secant between the points is called a chord. The limiting position of a secant, if such a limit exists,...

5. Secant
A secant is a line that cuts another, the term being applied to a straight line drawn from the centre of a circle through one end of an arc, and terminated by a tangent drawn through the other end.
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6. secant
In trigonometry, the function of a given angle in a right-angled triangle, obtained by dividing the length of the hypotenuse (the longest side) by the length of the side adjacent to the angle. It is the reciprocal of the cosine (sec = 1/cos)
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7. secant
1) Cosine's reciprocal 2) Geometric line 3) Geometrical line 4) Geometry term 5) Line intersecting a curve 6) Line that cuts through a curve in two points 7) Line through a curve 8) Right triangle ratio 9) Right-triangle reciprocal 10...
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