Napier's analogies

plural noun
Na·​pi·​er's analogies | \ ˈnāpēə(r)z- \

Definition of Napier's analogies

: four formulas giving the tangent of half the sum or difference of two of the angles or sides of a spherical triangle in terms of the others

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after John Napier

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“Napier's analogies.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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