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Synonyms for TANGENTIAL

Usage Examples for TANGENTIAL

  1. In this direction, therefore, each such band tends to shrink, as if the entire piece were composed of summer- wood, and since the summer- wood represents the greater part of the wood substance, this greater tendency to tangential shrinkage prevails. - "Seasoning of Wood" by Joseph B. Wagner
  2. Apparently in desperation it plunged suddenly on a tangential course into a cluster of great jagged rocks all travelling together at a furious rate of speed. - "The Legion of Lazarus" by Edmond Hamilton