# Sile vs. Sine — What's the Difference?

## Compare with Definitions

#### Sile

A column; pillar.
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#### Sine

In mathematics, the sine is a trigonometric function of an angle. The sine of an acute angle is defined in the context of a right triangle: for the specified angle, it is the ratio of the length of the side that is opposite that angle, to the length of the longest side of the triangle (the hypotenuse).
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#### Sile

A beam; rafter; one of the principal rafters of a building.
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#### Sine

The ordinate of the endpoint of an arc of a unit circle centered at the origin of a Cartesian coordinate system, the arc being of length x and measured counterclockwise from the point (1, 0) if x is positive or clockwise if x is negative.
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#### Sile

The foot or lower part of a couple or rafter; base.
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#### Sine

In a right triangle, the ratio of the length of the side opposite an acute angle to the length of the hypotenuse.
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#### Sile

A roof rafter or couple, usually one of a pair.
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#### Sine

In a right triangle, the ratio of the length of the side opposite an angle to the length of the hypotenuse. Category:en:Trigonometric functions Category:en:Functions
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A sieve.
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#### Sine

The length of a perpendicular drawn from one extremity of an arc of a circle to the diameter drawn through the other extremity.
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#### Sile

A strainer or colander for liquids
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Without.
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#### Sile

That which is sifted or strained, hence, settlings; sediment; filth.
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#### Sine

Ratio of the opposite side to the hypotenuse of a right-angled triangle
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A young herring.
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#### Sile

To strain, as milk; pass through a strainer or anything similar; filter.
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#### Sile

To flow down; drip; drop; fall; sink.
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#### Sile

To settle down; calm or compose oneself.
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To go; pass.
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#### Sile

To boil gently; simmer.
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#### Sile

To pour with rain.
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#### Sile

To strain, as fresh milk.
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#### Sile

To drop; to flow; to fall.
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#### Sile

A sieve with fine meshes.
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Filth; sediment.
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#### Sile

A young or small herring.
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