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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tangent plane(noun)

    the plane that contains all the lines tangent to a specific point on a surface


  1. tangent plane(Noun)

    Given a point P on a surface M, the tangent plane of M at point P, denoted by T(M), is the plane passing through P which contains the tangent lines of all the curves on M passing through P.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tangent plane in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tangent plane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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