sinusoidal

adjective
si·​nu·​soi·​dal | \ ˌsīn-yə-ˈsȯi-dᵊl How to pronounce sinusoidal (audio) , 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

Other Words from sinusoidal

sinusoidally \ ˌsīn-​yə-​ˈsȯi-​dᵊl-​ē How to pronounce sinusoidal (audio) , ˌsī-​nə-​ \ adverb

Examples of sinusoidal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 Then a folding card table is found whose top, fully unfolded, fits precisely between two opposing concavities in the sinusoidal ripple of the walls. Rafil Kroll-zaidi, Harper’s Magazine , 7 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sinusoidal

1878, in the meaning defined above

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“Sinusoidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinusoidal. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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