Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tangency

2 senses of tangency

Sense 1
tangency -- (the state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing)
       => contact -- (the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity; "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid")

Sense 2
contact, tangency -- ((electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts")
       => junction, conjunction -- (something that joins or connects)

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