In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- His work used a special coordinate system on a surface such as isothermic and tangential coordinates.
- If a log were a perfect cylinder with uniformly thick growth layers, the figure on the surfaces of boards cut in tangential planes would be parallel markings.
- Alternatively, the struts may have the form of circles or ellipses which lie tangential to both the longitudinal profiles and to each other.
- Formally then, utility is maximized at the point where the budget line is tangential to an indifference curve.
- If you are located near the very edge of the eclipse track the apparent disks of the Sun and the Moon glide along the same tangential line.
- In this case we deal with the situation of a local tangential force applied to the surface of a large body.
- Thin-sections were made in the transverse, radial, and tangential planes.
- Second, we have examined perturbations in a normal rather than a tangential direction along the limit cycle.
- In yet another construction, an annular cylinder block supports a pair of opposed weighted lever arms and sample support bushings in tangential contact with a rotor surface.
- A Riemann surface is typical of the case, where you have the intersection of one universe, with the tangential impact of another universe upon it - [that's a] typical Riemannian surface.
- The surface of the cap of each fungiform structure is either tangential, or slightly inclined, to the surface of the carapace.
- When we overlay Figure 4.2 onto Figure 4.1, we will see that the budget constraint will be tangential to some I-curves and cut across other I-curves.
- The skilled person in 1980 would understand that the effect of the frusto-conical cone is to reduce the diameter of the vortex and consequentially increase the tangential velocity of the particles as they pass down the cone?
- So, if planes A and D are tangential, how can planes C and B be tangential?
2(peripheral)tangencialtangential comments — comentarios tangenciales / al margen
- this is tangential to the issue — esto es tangencial al problema
- Reducing pollution is tangential to the argument and simply serves to confuse the principles upon which debate should be based.
- These innovations remain relatively tangential to the mainstream art museum, however.
- In fact, it's often the opposite: Speakers and participants regularly maintain that it's precisely because the event is so tangential to their daily lives that the event is so important to them.
- However, the authors operate under some of the same constraints listed above by interpreting statistically weak treatments tangential to the context of demographic and population models.
- He continues to work as an environmental biologist - less tangential to his career as a writer than it might appear.
- It is hard to believe that a theologian so bent on providing justification for preemptive armed conflict would find a theological account of violence tangential to the question of war.
- These are all important matters but they are tangential to the most central objectives of school education, namely teaching and learning.
- This leads to a misleading perception that the subject has a lot to do with PDEs, which while important are ultimately only a tangential element of the theory and its applications.
- The focus of almost the entire chapter is on adolescent childbearing, a topic that I consider somewhat tangential to romance.
- This story is tangential to the subject I intended to approach, which is the true subject of my teenage crush.
- Unfortunately, his name is often most closely identified with these works that actually are only tangential to his primary concerns.
- The second exception comes into play if the rationale underlying the patent holder's argument bears only a tangential relation to the equivalent.
- Though tangential to the main thesis, this book also serves as an excellent briefing for the general reader on the often uninspiring and sometimes off-putting technical language of the financial world.
- He makes the case for the artist as the most influential post-war musical artist, certainly more so than Elvis, who was influential for reasons tangential to the actual music.
- If your Web site is only tangential to the success of your business, or if a core business activity is supported by it but not reliant on it, then ultimately the satisfaction of the end user is moot.
- The report achieved this balance by transforming a supposedly tangential discussion of national reputation into its central focus.
- They are frankly tangential to the drama, and could have been cut from the story altogether without any great loss.
- This may seem tangential to design, but I would argue that the models we use to develop new technologies actually help constitute our experience of the social.
- And in a way that seems to be very deeply connected with their central content, not just tangential contact, but into the heart of mathematics.
- Despite a number of tangential references to the shady dealings of American corporations in the Balkans and their connections to organized crime, I have not yet seen a serious and comprehensive analysis of this interesting subject.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.