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Definitions of tangent:
  • noun:   ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle
  • noun:   a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point

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See tangent used in context: 2 poetry verses, 9 definitions

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