Part of speech:
That touches the feelings; arousing tender emotion; affecting
Merely touching a subject, not dealing with it at length
An instance of digressing, especially a written or spoken passage that has no bearing on the main subject.
(Biology) The evolution of different forms or structures in related species as they adapt to different environments. An example of divergence is the development of wings in bats from the same bones that form the arm and hand or paw in most other mammals.
(Physics) A single movement outward from the mean position in an oscillating or alternating motion
The definition of a tan is a yellowish-brownish color, or a darker shade of skin because of sun exposure or a solution used to turn hide into leather.
A parenthetical departure; a digression.
Straying off from a course or way
Either of a pair of brackets, especially round brackets, (and) (used to enclose parenthetical material in a text).
The method used in dealing with or accomplishing:
Find another word for tangent. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tangent, like: touching, in contact, tangential, contiguous, deviation, digression, divergence, divergency, excursion, excursus and irrelevancy.