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Tangent screws and bearings should be frequently inspected for dust or grit.

Visual SignalingSignal Corps United States Army

This beautiful law is usually thus expressed: The index of refraction of any substance is the tangent of its polarizing angle.

With another fierce yell the poor maniac—for such he had become—turned off at a tangent, and ran far away over the plains.

The Red Man's RevengeR.M. Ballantyne

Two guns were for a time in the hands of the Boers, who, I believe, removed the tangent sights.

Gregory threw the wheel in the opposite direction and struck out at a tangent toward the sea.

El DiabloBrayton Norton

If P lies on the surface we take the tangent plane of P as its polar.

Take iu, the common quadrate: The Rectangle shall be equall to the quadrate of the tangent.

Euclide propoundeth this more specially thus; that no other right line may possibly fall betweene the periphery and the tangent.

The warriors on the right flank, coming up on a tangent of the curve, had seen his footsteps.

The Eyes of the WoodsJoseph A. Altsheler

"I need someone to help Elvira," said Mrs. Winslow, going off on a tangent—she had "irruptions of the brain," Rob said.

The Little Grey HouseMarion Ames Taggart

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