cloth of fine linen or silk, used especially for shrouds.
noun 1. the scientific study of the Shroud of Turin. noun the study of the Shroud of Turin Word Origin sindon ‘shroud, wrapper’
noun 1. Trigonometry. (in a right triangle) the ratio of the side opposite a given acute angle to the hypotenuse. (of an angle) a trigonometric function equal to the ratio of the ordinate of the end point of the arc to the radius vector of this end point, the origin being at the center of […]
noun 1. an office or position requiring little or no work, especially one yielding profitable returns. 2. an ecclesiastical benefice without cure of souls. noun 1. a paid office or post involving minimal duties 2. a Church benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral charge is attached
noun, Mathematics. 1. a curve described by the equation y = sin x, the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa. noun 1. a curve of the equation y = sin x Also called sinusoid