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noun [countable] maths cosine pronunciation in British English /ˈkəʊˌsaɪn/
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  1. in a right-angled triangle, the measurement of an acute angle that is equal to the length of the side between the angle and the right angle divided by the length of the hypotenuse


used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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