# Why is a sine wave called a sine wave?

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Asked By: Brisa Hyatt

Date created: Tue, Oct 19, 2021 12:10 PM

Date updated: Tue, Jun 21, 2022 4:01 AM

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## Top best answers to the question «Why is a sine wave called a sine wave»

- A sine wave is a continuous wave. It is named after the
**function sine**, of which it is the graph. It occurs often in both pure and applied mathematics, as well as physics, engineering, signal processing and many other fields.