arctangent: the function the value of which for a given argument is the angle in radians (between –π/2 and π/2) the tangent of which is that argument: the inverse of the tangent function
arctation arctation arc·ta·tion (ärk-tā’shən) n. A narrowing, contraction, or stricture of a canal or opening.
(often initial capital letter) of, relating to, or located at or near the North Pole: the arctic region. coming from the North Pole or the arctic region: an arctic wind. characteristic of the extremely cold, snowy, windy weather north of the Arctic Circle; frigid; bleak: an arctic winter. suitable for use in the arctic: arctic […]
- Arctic char
a salmonid, Salvelinus alpinus, that inhabits arctic lakes and streams throughout the Northern Hemisphere: considered a food delicacy. Contemporary Examples The Arctic char eyeball, on the other hand, which I had the day after—a raw eyeball is a whole other matter. How to Think With Your Gut Mindy Farabee April 8, 2013 For the adventurous, […]
- Arctic bonito
noun skipjack tuna; also called aku , oceanic bonito , skippies , striped tuna , victor fish , watermelon Examples The arctic bonito is a small tuna of 6-8 pounds with light-colored meat similar to yellowfin. Usage Note cooking