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Tangential force

(Mech.) a force which acts on a moving body in the direction of a tangent to the path of the body, its effect being to increase or diminish the velocity; - distinguished from a normal force, which acts at right angles to the tangent and changes the direction of the motion without changing the velocity.

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Tange
Tangelo
tangelo tree
Tangence
Tangency
Tangent
Tangent galvanometer
Tangent of an angle
Tangent of an arc
tangent plane
Tangent scale
Tangent screw
Tangent spoke
Tangent wheel
Tangental
Tangential
-- Tangential force --
Tangential stress
Tangentially
Tangerine
tangerine tree
Tangfish
Tanghinia
Tangibility
Tangible
Tangible property
Tangible User Interface
tangibleness
tangibly
Tangier
Tangier pea
Tangier peavine
Tangiers
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