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Another word for divagation

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Noun
  1. An instance of digressing

      1. (Mathematics) A line, curve, or surface meeting another line, curve, or surface at a common point and sharing a common tangent line or tangent plane at that point.
      2. An equivalent, positive or negative ratio for certain related angles (Ex.: the tangent of 57° or 237° is 1.5399, of 123° or 303° is −1.5399) or real numbers representing radians (Ex.: the tangent of .9948 radians (57°) is 1.5399)
      3. (Music) An upright pin in a keyboard instrument, especially in a clavichord, that rises to sound a string when a key is depressed and stops the string at a preset length to set the pitch.
      1. An interruption of continuity; an interval:
      2. An episode or incident, often an irrelevant one; interlude
      3. An additional word, clause, etc. placed as an explanation or comment within an already complete sentence: in writing or printing it is usually marked off by curved lines, dashes, or commas
      1. Irrelevance.
      2. (Uncountable) The quality of being irrelevant or inapplicable; lack of pertinence or connection.
      3. (Countable) A thing that is irrelevant"”having no bearing on the subject of discussion.
      1. A digression.
      2. A lengthy, appended exposition of a topic or point.
      3. A detailed discussion of some point in a work, added as an appendix
      1. A group taking a short pleasure trip together.
      2. (Physics) A single movement outward from the mean position in an oscillating or alternating motion
      3. (Physics) A movement from and back to a mean position or axis in an oscillating or alternating motion.
      1. (Uncountable) The state of being divergent
      2. (Countable) divergence
      3. A divergence or deviation.
      1. Departure from a particular viewpoint, practice, etc.
      2. (Physiology) A turning of both eyes outward from a common point or of one eye when the other is fixed.
      3. A departure from a norm; a deviation.
      1. The act of digressing.
      2. A departure from the subject, course, or idea at hand; an exploration of a different or unrelated concern.
      3. An act or instance of digressing; a wandering from the main subject in talking or writing
      1. (--- Statistics) The amount by which a number differs from an average or other comparable value
      2. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
      3. The act of deviating or turning aside.
      1. Words spoken by an actor in such a way that they are heard by the audience but supposedly not by the other actors
      2. An incidental remark made quietly so as to be heard by the person to whom it is said and not by any others in the vicinity.
      3. A piece of dialogue intended for the audience and supposedly not heard by the other actors on stage.
    See also:

    approach