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Definition of tangential adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    tangential

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//tænˈdʒɛnʃl//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) having only a slight or indirect connection with something a tangential argument
  2. 2(geometry) of or along a tangent
tangentially
 
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NAmE//tænˈdʒɛnʃəli//
 
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