Synonym: tan. Similar words: tangential, pungent, stringent, contingent, arrangement, range, angel, anger. Meaning: ['tændʒənt] n. 1. a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point 2. ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle.

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1. The conversation went off at a

*tangent*.2. Loretta's mind went off at a

*tangent*.3. The sine function, hyperbolic

*tangent*, and other non-linear variations on these basic ideas have also been used.4. For a competitive equilibrium, this line must be

*tangent*to the individual's indifference curve.5. The

*tangent*is an important concept in trigonometry.6. CORDIC algorithm with the two parameters arc

*tangent*.7. It is really the

*tangent*plane.8. That's the equation of a

*tangent*plane.9. That is how we get the

*tangent*plane.10. And, here's a

*tangent*plane at the given point.11. That's one way to define the

*tangent*plane.12. We are replacing the graph by its

*tangent*plane.13. The

*tangent*may be used to find the direction.14. Don't fly off at a

*tangent*, we are talking about the money problem.15. To the

*tangent*distance minimization method, it's quadratic convergence for zero residual problems may not convergence at all.16. Helmholtz Equation's high precision

*tangent*and adjoint mode was set up based on GCR.17. He never sticks to the point but keeps going off at a

*tangent*.18. Trigonometry concerns the functions of angles, such as sine,[sentencedict.com/

*tangent*.html] cosine and tangent.19. One moment the professor is working hard on a problem in physics, the next he's gone off at a

*tangent*and he's talking about bees.20. It's hard to get a firm decision out of him - he's always going off at a

*tangent*.21. Let's stay with the topic and not go off at a

*tangent*.22. Ramanujan has a short attention span and will fly off on a new

*tangent*every time he sees a new idea.23. The Apollonian Gasket, attributed to Apollonius of Perga, is bounded by three large circles

*tangent*two by two.24. Where the line of stones breaks, lines of energy could be detected moving off at a

*tangent*.25. This is rather like being able to draw a straight line

*tangent*at any point on a smooth curve.26. Never quite abstract, never entirely candid, always at a

*tangent*to the world, Hodgkin is a strangely opaque painter.27. All three pavements appear to have had rosettes in the small squares which lie

*tangent*to the central square.28. The composite with 40% glass beads exhibited better dielectric loss and magnetic loss properties in the X band. Its dielectric loss

*tangent*and magnetic loss tangent were 0.30 and 0.10, respectively.29. Now stick to the point. Let's not fly off at a

*tangent*as we did last week.30. This guidance law avoids the chattering of line-of-sight angular rate of attack missile by introducing the hyperbolic

*tangent*function .More similar words: tangential, pungent, stringent, contingent, arrangement, range, angel, anger, change, orange, danger, strange, arrange, endanger, in danger, exchange, tangle, dangerous, pungency, engender, out of danger, endangered, disarrange, changeless, changeable, in general, ingenious, ingenuous, ingenuity, congenial.