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sinus

See also: Sinus and sinüs

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin sinus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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sinus (plural sinuses)

  1. (anatomy) A pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue, especially the paranasal sinus.
  2. (botany) A notch or depression between two lobes or teeth in the margin of an organ.
  3. (pathology) An abnormal cavity or passage such as a fistula, caused by the destruction of tissue.
  4. A bay of the sea; a recess in the shore.

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TranslationsEdit

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

sinus m (plural sinus)

  1. sine

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

sinus m

  1. (trigonometry) sine

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Hyphenation: si‧nus

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

sinus m (plural sinussen, diminutive sinusje n)

  1. (trigonometry) sine

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

sinus m (plural sinussen, diminutive sinusje n)

  1. (anatomy) sinus

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sinus m (plural sinus)

  1. sine (trigonometry)
  2. sinus (anatomy)

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of Proto-Indo-European origin.

NounEdit

sinus m (genitive sinūs); fourth declension

  1. a hollow, cavity
  2. curve, fold, winding
  3. gulf, bay
  4. bosom
  5. fold of the toga over the breast, pocket, lap
  6. heart, secret feelings
InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sinus sinūs
genitive sinūs sinuum
dative sinuī sinibus
accusative sinum sinūs
ablative sinū sinibus
vocative sinus sinūs
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Etymology 2Edit

Medieval Latin, introduced in the 12th century by Gherardo of Cremona as a translation of Arabic جيب (jiba, chord) (ultimately a loan from Sanskrit ज्या (jyā, bowstring)) by confusion with جيب (jaib, bosom, fold in a garment).

NounEdit

sinus m (genitive sinūs); fourth declension

  1. (mathematics) chord of an arc, sine
InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sinus sinūs
genitive sinūs sinuum
dative sinuī sinibus
accusative sinum sinūs
ablative sinū sinibus
vocative sinus sinūs
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Etymology 3Edit

From sinus (a hollow, cavity).

NounEdit

sīnus m (genitive sīnī); second declension

  1. a large bowl
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sīnus sīnī
genitive sīnī sīnōrum
dative sīnō sīnīs
accusative sīnum sīnōs
ablative sīnō sīnīs
vocative sīne sīnī
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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin.

NounEdit

sinus m

  1. (trigonometry) sine
  2. (anatomy) sinus

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sinus m

  1. sine

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French sinus

NounEdit

sinus n (plural sinusuri)

  1. sine (trigonometric function)


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at sine. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see sinus in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009