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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact.

Usage examples (36)
  • A tangency is a point of contact between one shape and another so that they just touch without overlapping.
  • Musset, but with "tangency" on both, will be discussed in the text.
  • A tangency can also happen when a shape touches the frame of the composition.
  • In bringing the chisel into contact with the revolving surface, the mathematical principle of the "point of tangency" is illustrated. for more
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