tangent (plural tangents)

  1. (geometry) A straight line touching a curve at a single point without crossing it there.
  2. (trigonometry) In a right triangle, the ratio of the length of the side opposite the angle to the length of the side adjacent to the angle. Symbol: tan
  3. A topic nearly unrelated to the main topic, but having a point in common with it.
    I believe we went off onto a tangent when we started talking about unicycles.

7 letters in word "tangent": A E G N N T T.

No anagrams for tangent found in this word list.

Words found within tangent:

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