Synonyms

### 1. cosecant

**noun.** ratio of the hypotenuse to the opposite side of a right-angled triangle.

#### Synonyms

- trigonometric function
- cosec

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### Example sentences of the word cosecant

1. **Noun, singular or mass**

Find the **cosecant** of the product for both triangles, this number will be the length of the dividing line that forms the hypotenuse.

2. **Verb, non-3rd person singular present**

Mathematicians give these reciprocals the names **cosecant**, secant and cotangent respectively.

3. **Adjective**

The proofs for the Pythagorean identities using secant and **cosecant** are very similar to the one for sine and cosine.