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sinus

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An act of love that fails is just as much a part of the divine life as an act of love that succeeds, for love is measured by fullness, not by reception.
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Noun

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Singular
sinus

Plural
sinuses

sinus (sinuses)
  1. (anatomy) A pouch or cavity in any organ or tissue, especially the paranasal sinus.
  2. (pathology) An abnormal cavity or passage such as a fistula, caused by the destruction of tissue.

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Catalan

Noun

sinus m

  1. sine (trigonometry)

Czech

Noun

sinus m.

  1. sine (trigonometry)

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Dutch

Noun

sinus m

  1. sine (trigonometry)

French

Pronunciation

Noun

sinus m. (plural sinus)

  1. sine (trigonometry)

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Latin

Etymology 1

Compare French sein, Italian seno, Romansch sain, Romanian sân, Spanish seno

Noun

sinus m. (genitive: sinūs)

  1. hollow
  2. gulf, bay
  3. bosom
  4. curve, fold, winding
  5. (clothing) fold, pocket, lap
  6. heart, secret feelings
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Etymology 2

Noun

sīnus m. (genitive: sīni)

  1. large bowl
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