# Tangential ^{ }

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### Tangential Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

### Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

- of superficial relevance if any; "a digressive allusion to the day of the week"; "a tangential remark"
- of or relating to or acting along or in the direction of a tangent; "tangential forces"

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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tangential'

- Tangential quadrilateral: In Euclidean geometry , a tangential quadrilateral (sometimes just tangent quadrilateral) or circumscribed quadrilateral is a convex
**...** - Tangential polygon: In Euclidean geometry , a tangential polygon, also known as a circumscribed polygon, is a convex polygon that contains an inscribed circle
**...** - Tangential and normal components: curve, called the tangential component of the vector, and another one perpendicular to the curve, called the normal component of the vector.
**...** - Tangential trapezoid: In Euclidean geometry , a tangential trapezoid, also called a circumscribed trapezoid, is a trapezoid whose four sides are all tangent to
**...** - Tangential angle: In geometry , the tangential angle of a curve in the Cartesian plane, at a specific point, is the angle between the tangent line to the
**...** - Ex-tangential quadrilateral: In Euclidean geometry , an ex-tangential quadrilateral is a convex quadrilateral where the extensions of all four sides are tangent to a
**...** - Tangential speech: Tangential speech is a communication disorder in which the train of thought of the speaker wanders and shows a lack of focus, never
**...** - Tangential firing: Tangential firing is a method of firing a fuel to heat air in thermal power station s. The flame envelope rotates ensuring thorough mixing
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### Words and phrases related to 'Tangential'

approaching | asymptotic | brushing | centripetal | centrolineal |

concurrent | confluent | confocal | connivent | contacting |

contingent | converging | digressive | divergent | extraneous |

focal | glancing | grazing | impingent | impinging |