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Synonym of Tangent

Tangent Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
tangent
Synonyms and related words:
abutter, adjoiner, air line, approach, asymptote, axis, beeline, borderer, bottleneck, bystander, chord, collision course, concentralization, concentration, concourse, concurrence, confluence, conflux, congress, convergence, converging, crossing, diagonal, diameter, direct line, directrix, edge, focalization, focus, funnel, great-circle course, hub, immediate neighbor, looker-on, meeting, mutual approach, narrowing gap, neighbor, neighborer, normal, onlooker, perpendicular, radius, radius vector, right line, secant, segment, shortcut, side, spokes, straight, straight course, straight line, straight stretch, straightaway, streamline, transversal, vector
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
tangent

Noun
1. a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point
(hypernym) straight line
2. ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
(synonym) tan
(hypernym) trigonometric function, circular function

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