## Another word for tangential

Marked by or given to digression:

digressive, discursive, excursive, parenthetic, parenthetical, rambling. See approach

Marked by or given to digression:

digressive, discursive, excursive, parenthetic, parenthetical, rambling. See approach

- 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. - Comparing this equation with ux 2 +vy 2 +w2 2 +22G'y2+2v'zx+2W'xy=0, we obtain as the condition for the general equation of the second degree to represent a circle :- (v+w-2u')Ia 2 = (w +u -2v')/b2 = (u+v-2w')lc2 In
**tangential**q, r) co-ordinates the inscribed circle has for its equation(s - a)qr+ (s - b)rp+ (s - c) pq = o, s being equal to 1(a +b +c); an alternative form is qr cot zA+rp cot ZB +pq cot2C =o;**Tangential**the centre is ap+bq+cr = o, or sinA +q sin B+rsinC =o. - Within the crust of the earth, whether by the contraction of the interior or in any other way,
**tangential**pressures were set up. Since the crust is not of uniform strength throughout, only the weaker portions yielded to the pressure; and these were crumpled up against the more resisting portions and sometimes were pushed over them.

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