cosecant: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kō-sē'kunt, -kant), [key]
— n. Trigonom.
- (in a right triangle) the ratio of the hypotenuse to the side opposite a given angle.
- the secant of the complement, or the reciprocal of the sine, of a given angle or arc. Abbr.: csc&hasp;
- cosecant (Thesaurus)
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