(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. |

See also: Tangential

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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

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 stress

Tangentially

Tangerine

tangerine tree

Tangfish

Tanghinia

Tangibility

Tangible

Tangible property

Tangible User Interface

tangibleness

tangibly

Tangier

Tangier pea

Tangier peavine

Tangiers