without offspring or progeny:
to die sine prole.
(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 […]
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. a tendon. 2. Often, sinews. the source of strength, power, or vigor: the sinews of the nation. 3. strength; power; resilience: a man of great moral sinew. verb (used with object) 4. to furnish with sinews; strengthen, as by sinews. noun 1. (anatomy) another name for tendon 2. (often pl) a source of […]
noun, Physics. 1. a periodic oscillation, as simple harmonic motion, having the same geometric representation as a sine function. noun 1. any oscillation, such as a sound wave or alternating current, whose waveform is that of a sine curve