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cosecant


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cosecant  \Co*se"cant\  (k?-s?"k?nt),  n.  [For  co  secans,  an 
  abbrev.  of  L.  complementi  secans.]  (Trig.) 
  The  secant  of  the  complement  of  an  arc  or  angle.  See  Illust. 
  of  {Functions}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cosecant 
  n  :  ratio  of  the  hypotenuse  to  the  opposite  side 




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