trig

Definitions of trig
  1. noun
    the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
    synonyms: trigonometry
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    types:
    spherical trigonometry
    (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles
    triangulation
    a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation
    type of:
    pure mathematics
    the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness
  2. adjective
    neat and smart in appearance
    “the trig corporal in his jaunty cap”
    synonyms: clean-cut, trim
    tidy
    marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits
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