Definition (adj) of or relating to or acting along or in the direction of a tangent
Example Sentence
tangential forces
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tangential
Word Tangent(ial) taken from maths. A tangent is a line that touches a circle with a 90`degree angle. So the meaning comes from there only slightly connected, not central, preipheral.
Tangential - Take it as Tangent which is Divergent, meaning, scattered or dispersed.
: a TANGENT touches a circle at exactly 1 pt, so meaning is SLIGHTLY CONNECTED, after touching circle it moves AWAY FROM NORMAL(PERPENDICULER i.e., radius), so AWAY FORM NORMAL OR CORRECT PATH