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Definition of Tangential

Tangential
Tangential Tan*gen"tial, a. (Geom.) Of or pertaining to a tangent; in the direction of a tangent. Tangential force (Mech.), a force which acts on a moving body in the direction of a tangent to the path of the body, its effect being to increase or diminish the velocity; -- distinguished from a normal force, which acts at right angles to the tangent and changes the direction of the motion without changing the velocity. Tangential stress. (Engin.) See Shear, n., 3.

Meaning of Tangential from wikipedia

- curve Perpendicular Subtangent Supporting line Tangent cone Tangential angle Tangential component Tangent lines to circles Multiplicity (mathematics)#Behavior...
- Linear speed is the distance travelled per unit of time, while tangential speed (or tangential velocity) is the linear speed of something moving along a circular...
- direction. The forward acceleration of the car is called a linear (or tangential) acceleration, the reaction to which p****engers in the car experience...
- In Euclidean geometry, a tangential quadrilateral (sometimes just tangent quadrilateral) or cir****scribed quadrilateral is a convex quadrilateral whose...
- Department for Education and Employment, August 1999 Tangential Learning "Penny Arcade – PATV – Tangential Learning". Archived from the original on 2012-01-04...
- Tangential speech or tangentiality is a communication disorder in which the train of thought of the speaker wanders and shows a lack of focus, never returning...
- In Euclidean geometry, a tangential polygon, also known as a cir****scribed polygon, is a convex polygon that contains an inscribed circle (also called...
- In Euclidean geometry, a tangential trapezoid, also called a cir****scribed trapezoid, is a trapezoid whose four sides are all tangent to a circle within...
- uniquely as a sum of two vectors, one tangent to the curve, called the tangential component of the vector, and another one perpendicular to the curve, called...
- 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 curve at the given...
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