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trigonometrynoun [U]

uk   /ˌtrɪɡ.əˈnɒm.ə.tri/ us   /ˌtrɪɡ.əˈnɑː.mə.tri/ informal trig
a type of mathematics that deals with the relationship between the angles and sides of triangles, used in measuring the height of buildings, mountains, etc.: Trigonometry concerns the functions of angles, such as sine, cosine, and tangent.
trigonometric
adjective /ˌtrɪɡ.ə.nəˈmet.rik/ /ˌtrɪɡ.ə.nəˈmet.rik/
trigonometric functions
(Definition of trigonometry from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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trigonometrynoun [U]

us   /ˌtrɪɡ·əˈnɑm·i·tri/ short form trig, /trɪɡ/
mathematics a type of mathematics that deals with the relationship between the angles and sides of triangles
trigonometric
adjective
mathematics a trigonometric function
(Definition of trigonometry from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (数学中的)三角学…
in Chinese (Traditional) (數學中的)三角學…
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