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### 1. trigonometry

**noun.** the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions.

#### Synonyms

- pure mathematics
- triangulation
- spherical trigonometry

#### Etymology

- trigonometria (Latin)

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### Example sentences of the word trigonometry

1. **Noun, singular or mass**

If the height of the isosceles triangle is not given explicitly, but you are told the value of one of the sides and the base, you can calculate the height using basic **trigonometry** and proceed from there.