a curve described by the equation y = sin x, the ordinate being equal to the sine of the abscissa.
a curve of the equation y = sin x Also called sinusoid
adverb 1. without fixing a day for future action or meeting: The assembly adjourned sine die. adverb, adjective 1. without a day fixed: an adjournment sine die
Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand name for a tablet preparation used in the symptomatic treatment of parkinsonism.
adverb, Law. 1. without offspring or progeny: to die sine prole. adjective, adverb 1. (law) without issue (esp in the phrase demisit sine prole (died without issue))
[sahy-nee kwey non, kwah, sin-ey; Latin si-ne kwah-nohn] /ˈsaɪ ni kweɪ ˈnɒn, kwɑ, ˈsɪn eɪ; Latin ˈsɪ nɛ kwɑˈnoʊn/ noun 1. an indispensable condition, element, or factor; something essential: Her presence was the sine qua non of every social event. sine qua non /ˈsaɪnɪ kweɪ ˈnɒn/ noun 1. an essential condition or requirement sine qua […]