tangent line


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tangent line

n.
A line sharing a common point with a curve or surface and being the closest linear approximation of the curve or surface at that point.
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This was followed by a tangent line that was drawn to connect the center of the mental foramens and the inferior margin of the mandible.
This is represented by the CML, which is a tangent line from the risk-free asset to the risky assets region, i.e.
The two points Q ([x.sub.q], [y.sub.q], [z.sub.q]) and (0, [r.sup.2]/[y.sub.q], [R.sup.2]/[Z.sub.q]) are on the intersection line of two tangent planes, and the direction vector of the tangent line equation is calculated as
From [25], we know that the tangent line equation of the observation point P([x.sub.P], [y.sub.P]) on the ellipse is as follows:
And then the tangent line at the intersection point, y = [a.sub.arc] x + [b.sub.arc], is calculated as follows.
Its standalone design requires no PC to operate, and it offers two mode selections auto mode (which uses the tangent line method) and manual mode (which uses the [theta]/2 method).
Choose two segments of equal length [alpha][r.sub.[OMICRON]] with opposite direction from this selected tangent line, where [alpha] [member of] [[[alpha].sub.lb], [[alpha].sub.ub]] is a constant that represents the amount of displacement from P within a range of directional scanning.
In order to compare with the one-parameter approach, that is, 90% confidence interval of [[mu].sub.T]/[[mu].sub.R] is totally within (80%, 125%) after log-transformation, consider the tangent line with the form of [[mu].sub.T] = k[[mu].sub.R] intercepting the ellipse.
If [gamma]'(s) exists, then Area([OMEGA] [intersection] D([gamma](s), r)) is approximated arbitrarily well for sufficiently small r by replacing [partial derivative][OMEGA] with its tangent line (which gives us an area of exactly [pi][r.sup.2]/2).
(2) Condylar Height (CH): the line was drawn perpendicular to the ramus tangent line at the level of the most lateral image of the condyle.
Since tangent line at lower frequency is nearly parallel to the trajectory for large range, it is estimated that the corresponding peak in the modulus is not well resolved (it is peakbut close to shoulder).
Any straight line that is strictly below the [R.sup.*]([gamma]) curve does not achieve the max-min criterion since there is a tangent line to [R.sup.*]([gamma]) (and parallel to that line) that has a larger [R.sub.sum].