Tangent

tangent definition

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tangent

tan·gent
\ˈtan-jənt\
adjective

Definition:

1. meeting a curve at a single point

Example Sentences:

1. Tangent is also a term in math that means a line intersecting a curve at one point.
2. in the middle of her description of her dog’s symptoms, she went off on a tangent about its cute behavior

Synonyms:

contiguous

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 正切; 切线
Spanish: tangente; plano tangente
Arabic: قهر;
Hindi: स्पर्शरेखा;
Russian: тангенс; касательная
French: tangent; tangente; tangente
German: Tangens; berührend
Japanese: タンゲント
korean: (주제,코스에서)벗어난;

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