sinusoidal


si·nu·soi·dal

adjective \ˌsīn-yə-ˈsi-dəl, ˌsī-nə-\

Definition of SINUSOIDAL

:  of, relating to, shaped like, or varying according to a sine curve or sine wave <sinusoidal motion> <sinusoidal alternating current> <sinusoidal grooves>
si·nu·soi·dal·ly \-dəl-ē\ adverb

First Known Use of SINUSOIDAL

1878

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