Translation of tangential in Spanish:

tangential

tangencial, adj.

Pronunciation: /tanˈdʒɛnʃ(ə)l//tænˈdʒɛn(t)ʃəl/

adjective

  • 1

    Mathematics
    tangencial
    • 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)
    tangencial
    tangential comments (masculine plural) 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.