how to pronounce secant


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secant is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of secant in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… uses all sorts of hyperbolic secant and …”

meanings of secant


  1. In a right triangle, the reciprocal of the cosine of an angle. Symbol: sec.
  2. A straight line that intersects a curve at two or more points.


  1. That cuts or divides.

secant frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word secant occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics secant can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that secant can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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