Sentence Examples


  • Lord Rayleigh has shown that there is a tangential motion as well as a motion in and out.
  • Luminous arcs (T), tangential to the upper and lower parts of each halo, also occur, and in the case of the inner halo, the arcs may be prolonged to form a quasi-elliptic halo.1 The physical explanation of halos originated with Rene Descartes, who ascribed their formation to the presence of icecrystals in the atmosphere.
  • This is called the tangential area, and will be denoted by T1.
  • The - - 4X + g tangential area may be expressed in terms of chordal areas.
  • Some of the formulae obtained by the above methods can be expressed more simply in terms of chordal or tangential areas taken in various ways.