Complete Definition of "unit circle"

English

Noun
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unit circle (plural unit circles)

  1. geometry A circle of radius 1.
  2. trigonometry (the unit circle) The circle of radius 1 with centre at the origin, used in defining trigonometric functions.

Usage notes
Unit circle is seldom used in the simple geometric sense, where "a circle of radius 1" is much more common.

Translations
trans-top|circle of radius 1
French: cercle unité m
trans-mid
Italian: circonferenza unitaria f
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trans-top|circle of radius 1 with centre at the origin, used in trigonometry
French: cercle trigonométrique m, cercle unité m
trans-mid
Italian: circonferenza unitaria f
trans-bottom

id:unit circle
sv:unit circle

Revision and Credits for"unit circle"
  • 2007-06-13 21:48 - AutoFormat - -{{top}} +{{trans-top|circle of radius 1}}, -{{top}} +{{trans-top|circle of radius 1 with centre at the origin, used in trigonometry}}

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