He walked crookedly, either bumping into me or wandering away at a tangent. SKORPION'S DEATH (2002)But why, she wondered, her thoughts leaping off at a tangent, had that balding, thick-set man seemed familiar? LAST SHOT (2002)They were capable of galloping off down this sort of a tangent for hours. TIME OF THE WOLF (2002)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， tangent 是3万个最常用词之一。
tangent 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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