# Definitions and Synonyms of *trig* | Another word for *trig* | What is *trig? *

*Definition 1: the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions - [noun denoting cognition]*

*Synonyms for trig in the sense of this definition*

*(**trig* is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

*trig*is a kind of ...) the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness

*(... is a kind of **trig* ) (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles

*trig*) (mathematics) the trigonometry of spherical triangles

*(... is a kind of **trig* ) a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation

*trig*) a trigonometric method of determining the position of a fixed point from the angles to it from two fixed points a known distance apart; useful in navigation

*(trig* belongs to category ...) a science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic of quantity and shape and arrangement

## Definition 2: neat and smart in appearance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

### Samples where trig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

*a clean-cut and well-bred young man**the trig corporal in his jaunty cap**a trim beard*

### Synonyms for trig in the sense of this definition

### (*trig* is similar to ...) marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits

*"a tidy person"*

*"a tidy house"*

*"a tidy mind"*