Meaning of Secant

English: Secant
Bangla: কর্তক, ছেদক
Hindi: छेदिका
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात

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Bangla Academy Dictionary:

Definition: 1

Geometry. an intersecting line, especially one intersecting a curve at two or more points.

Definition: 2

Trigonometry. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the hypotenuse to the side adjacent to a given angle. (originally) a line from the center of a circle through one extremity of an arc to the tangent from the other extremity. the ratio of the length of this line to that of the radius of the circle; the reciprocal of the cosine of a given angle or arc. Abbreviation: sec.

Definition: 3

cutting or intersecting, as one line or surface in relation to another.

Definition: 4

(of an angle) a trigonometric function that in a right-angled triangle is the ratio of the length of the hypotenuse to that of the adjacent side; the reciprocal of cosine sec

Definition: 5

a line that intersects a curve