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tangential

tan·gen·tial

tangential

 
 
pronunciation:
taen jen shl
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, similar to, or positioned or moving in the direction of a tangent.
definition 2: barely connected to or touching a subject.
The scheduling of lunch periods may be tangential to our discussion of gymnasium use, but there is an issue that needs to be considered.
definition 3: moving away from a subject when speaking, writing, or the like; digressing; diverging.
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derivation: tangentially (adv.)