versed sine

noun

Definition of versed sine

: 1 minus the cosine of an angle

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History and Etymology for versed sine

versed from New Latin versus turned (from past participle of Latin vertere to turn) + English -ed

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“Versed sine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/versed%20sine. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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