Nontangential

What is Nontangential?

Nontangential definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
adjective
pertaining to or of the nature of a tangent; being or moving in the direction of a tangent.
merely touching; slightly connected: tangential information.
divergent or digressive, as from a subject under consideration: tangential remarks.
tending to digress or to reply to questions obliquely.

 

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