arc cosecant

noun

: the inverse function to the cosecant
if y is the cosecant of θ, then θ is the arc cosecant of y

called also inverse cosecant

abbreviation arccsc

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of arc cosecant was circa 1889

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“Arc cosecant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arc%20cosecant. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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