Why is trigonometry called trigonometry

Trigonometry (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Tri | go | no | me | t | rie, no plural
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˌTʁiɡonomeˈtʁiː]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Mathematics, geometry: sub-area that deals with the calculation and determination of the missing unknown quantities (angles, side lengths) of a given triangle
Origin of the term:
of Greek trígonon - triangle and métron - measure
General terms:
Geometry, math
Application examples:
1) While classical geometry operates with algebraic functions, the trigonometry with transcendent functions.
1) in the (application of) trigonometry In the sixties, tables were still used instead of today's pocket calculators with trigonometric functions.
Typical word combinations:
leveltrigonometry, sphericaltrigonometry
Word formations:
Nominative: singular trigonometry; Plural
Genitive: singular trigonometry; Plural
Dative: singular trigonometry; Plural
Accusative: singular trigonometry; Plural


  • Arabic: 1) علم المثلثات
  • English: 1) trigonometry
  • Esperanto: 1) trigonometrio
  • Estonian:: 1) trigonomeetria
  • French: 1) trigonometry (Female)
  • Georgian: 1) ტრიგონომეტრია (trigonometria)
  • Italian: 1) trigonometria (Female)
    • Kurmanji: 1) trîgonometrî (Female)
  • Swedish: 1) trigonometri
  • Spanish: 1) trigonometría (Female)
  • Vietnamese: 1) lượng giác

Practical example sentences

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Two art historians are convinced of this and, with their exhibition in the Czech Cultural Center in Berlin, they show how much design is so important in these countries trigonometry aligned '.
Deutschlandradio, November 29, 2018

With version 10.1909.1.0 of the app, the calculator will offer additional operations for scientific mode trigonometry, Statistics and other tasks.
WindowsArea.de, October 16, 2019

In old age he also wrote important books on art theory, which mainly focused on perspective, geometry and the trigonometry to treat.
Tatoeba.org set example 1328744

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Dictionary entries

Entries from our dictionary containing "trigonometry":

geometry: Mathematics Subordinate terms: 1) Trigonometry, analytical geometry, synthetic geometry Examples of use: 1) In mathematics lessons we now deal with geometry

Gon:… 1) The two straight lines enclose an angle of thirty degrees. Derived words: trigonometry, trigonometric, goniometry, goniometric, trigon, pentagon ...

Sine: Sinus (German) Part of speech: noun, (masculine) Cases: nominative: singular Sinus; Plural 1 sine; Plural 2 sines Genitive: singular sine; Plural 1 sine; Plural 2 sines dative: ...

tangent: Mathematics: a mathematical function of trigonometry Abbreviation: 1) mathematical: tan Origin of the term: Latin tangere "touch" (present participle: tangent); see

cosine: …1. Variant [ˈkoːzinuːs] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) Mathematics: a function that plays a central role in trigonometry and the ratio of the length of the adjacent to ...

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