trig

Primary Meanings of trig

1.
n
the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions
2.
adj
neat and smart in appearance
Full Definitions of trig
1

n the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions

Synonyms:
trigonometry
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

adj 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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