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sigmoid

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adjective sig·moid \ˈsig-ˌmȯid\

Definition of sigmoid

  1. 1a :  curved like the letter Cb :  curved in two directions like the letter S

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or being the sigmoid colon

sig·moi·dal·ly play \sig-ˈmȯi-dəl-ē\ adverb


Variants of sigmoid

also sig·moi·dal play \sig-ˈmȯi-dəl\

Origin of sigmoid

Greek sigmoeidēs, from sigma; from a common form of sigma shaped like the Roman letter C


First Known Use: 1670


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