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Noun: arcsec
  1. The inverse function of the secant; the angle that has a secant equal to a given number
    - arc secant, arcsecant, inverse secant
  2. A 60th part of a minute of arc
    "the treasure is 2 minutes and 45 arcsecs south of here";
    - second, arcsecond

Derived forms: arcsecs

Type of: angular unit, circular function, trigonometric function

Part of: arcminute, minute, minute of arc

Encyclopedia: Arcsec