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secant

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Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness, speak cheering words while their ears can hear, and while their hearts can be thrilled and made happier by them. George
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Noun

Singular
secant

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

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secant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of secō.

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