Definitions for: Tangency


[n] a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
[n] the state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing



Webster (1913) Definition: Tan"gen*cy, n.
The quality or state of being tangent; a contact or touching.

Synonyms: contact

See Also: breaker point, conjunction, contact, contact arm, distributor point, electrical contact, junction, point, pole, short, short circuit, sound bow, terminal, tread, wiper, wiper arm

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