spherical trigonometry

noun

: trigonometry applied to spherical triangles and polygons

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1728, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of spherical trigonometry was circa 1728

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“Spherical trigonometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spherical%20trigonometry. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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