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See also: sinusoïdal

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

sinusoid +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /saɪnəˈsɔɪdəl/

AdjectiveEdit

sinusoidal (comparative more sinusoidal, superlative most sinusoidal)

  1. (mathematics) In the form of a wave whose amplitude varies in proportion to the sine of some variable (such as time). The functions sine and cosine, and any linear function of them, are therefore sinusoidal.
  2. (anatomy) Relating to any of several channels (the sinusoids) through which venous blood passes in various organs.

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TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

sinusoidal (plural sinusoidals)

  1. A sine wave (or combination of such waves)

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

sinusoidal (plural sinusoidales)

  1. sinusoidal

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