Synonyms for secant

Synonyms for (noun) secant

Synonyms: sec, secant

Definition: ratio of the hypotenuse to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle

Similar words: circular function, trigonometric function

Definition: function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle

Synonyms: secant

Definition: a straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points

Similar words: straight line

Definition: a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature

Usage: the shortest distance between two points is a straight line

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