tangente

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tangēns, tangēntem, an ellipsis of [līnea] tangēns, "touching line".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɑ̃.ʒɑ̃t/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tangente f (plural tangentes)

  1. (trigonometry) tangent (trigonometric function)
  2. (geometry) tangent

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tangens, tangentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tanˈd͡ʒɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: tan‧gèn‧te

Adjective[edit]

tangente (plural tangenti)

  1. tangent, tangential

Noun[edit]

tangente f (plural tangenti)

  1. (geometry, trigonometry) tangent
  2. (colloquial) cut, rake-off, kickback, bribe, backhander
    Synonyms: bustarella, mazzetta
  3. share, quota

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Participle[edit]

tangente (plural tangenti)

  1. present participle of tangere

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

tangente

  1. ablative masculine/feminine/neuter singular of tangēns

Portuguese[edit]

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 tangente on Portuguese Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin tangentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: tan‧gen‧te

Adjective[edit]

tangente m or f (plural tangentes)

  1. tangential (merely touching)
  2. (geometry) tangent

Noun[edit]

tangente f (plural tangentes)

  1. (trigonometry) tangent

Spanish[edit]

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Tangente (tangent, shown on left below).

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin tangens, tangentem.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tanˈxente/ [t̪ãŋˈxẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ente
  • Hyphenation: tan‧gen‧te

Adjective[edit]

tangente (plural tangentes)

  1. (geometry) tangent

Noun[edit]

tangente f (plural tangentes)

  1. (trigonometry) tangent

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