German translation of tangent
- to go off at a tangent (figurative)
(plötzlich) vom Thema abschweifen
Example Sentences Including 'tangent'
He walked crookedly, either bumping into me or wandering away at a tangent.Skorpion's Death
But why, she wondered, her thoughts leaping off at a tangent , had that balding, thick-set man seemed familiar?Last Shot
They were capable of galloping off down this sort of a tangent for hours.Time of the Wolf
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Translation of tangent from the Collins English to German Dictionary
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