Definitions of secant

The word secant uses 6 letters:acenst.

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a. - Cutting; divivding into two parts; as, a secant line. 2

a. - A line that cuts another; especially, a straight line cutting a curve in two or more points. 2

a. - A right line drawn from the center of a circle through one end of a circular arc, and terminated by a tangent drawn from the other end; the number expressing the ratio line of this line to the radius of the circle. See Trigonometrical function, under Function. 2