subtangent


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Related to subtangent: Septuagint, polar subtangent

subtangent

(sʌbˈtændʒənt)
n
(Mathematics) geometry a segment of the x-axis lying between the x-coordinate of the point at which a tangent is drawn to a curve and the intercept of the tangent with the axis
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All these exponential curves have the same subtangent equal with the most bigger thermal interrelation time constant and so, each element reaches own stationary overtemperature in the same time, although among elements could be a heating exchange.