: the graph in rectangular coordinates of the equation y=a sin bx where a and b are constants
Illustration of sine curve
sine curve: graph of y=a sin bx where a=1, b=1
Examples of sine curve in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe Hemingway story is a sine curve, like most of our lives.
Paul Hendrickson, Town & Country, 19 Dec. 2012 Plotted over a year (in this case, from March to March), the length of daylight looks like one of our old friends from trigonometry class - the sine curve.
OrlandoSentinel.com, 21 Sep. 2017
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