sinus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sinus.

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Noun[edit]

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sinus (plural sinuses)

  1. (anatomy) A pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue, especially the paranasal sinus.
  2. (pathology) An abnormal cavity or passage such as a fistula, caused by the destruction of tissue.
  3. A bay of the sea; a recess in the shore.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

sinus m (plural sinus)

  1. sine

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

sinus m

  1. (trigonometry) sine

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: si‧nus

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sinus m (plural sinussen, diminutive sinusje n)

  1. (trigonometry) sine

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

sinus m (plural sinussen, diminutive sinusje n)

  1. (anatomy) sinus

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sinus m (plural sinus)

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

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Of Proto-Indo-European origin.

Noun[edit]

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
Inflection[edit]

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 2[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

sinus m (genitive sinūs); fourth declension

  1. (mathematics) chord of an arc, sine
Inflection[edit]

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 3[edit]

From sinus (a hollow, cavity).

Noun[edit]

sīnus m (genitive sīnī); second declension

  1. a large bowl
Inflection[edit]

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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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin.

Noun[edit]

sinus m

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

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Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sinus m

  1. sine

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French sinus

Noun[edit]

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