sine curve EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun Mathematics. a curve described by the equation y = sin x, the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa.
Origin of sine curve First recorded in 1900–05 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for sine curve Historical Examples of sine curve
Behind them the ship sent up an oily plume and the sine-curve wail of the radioactivity warning could be faintly heard.
British Dictionary definitions for sine curve sine curve noun a curve of the equation y = sin xAlso called: sinusoid Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012