- subtangent
**subtangent**[sub tan′jənt]__n.__*Geom.*the segment of the x-axis included between the ordinate of a given point on a curve and the tangent at that point

*English World dictionary.
V. Neufeldt.
2014.*

### Look at other dictionaries:

**Subtangent**— Sub*tan gent, n. (Geom.) The part of the axis contained between the ordinate and tangent drawn to the same point in a curve. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English**Subtangent**— In geometry, the subtangent is the projection of the tangent upon the axis of abscissas (i.e., the x axis). Tangent here specifically means a line segment which is tangential to a point P on a curve and which intersects the x axis at point Q .… … Wikipedia**subtangent**— /sub tan jeuhnt/, n. Geom. the part of the x axis cut off between the ordinate of a given point of a curve and the tangent at that point. [1705 15; SUB + TANGENT] * * * … Universalium**subtangent**— sub·tangent … English syllables**subtangent**— |səb+ noun Etymology: sub + tangent : the projection on the x axis of the portion of the tangent to a curve between the x axis and the point of tangency … Useful english dictionary**Tangent**— For the tangent function see trigonometric functions. For other uses, see tangent (disambiguation). In geometry, the tangent line (or simply the tangent) to a curve at a given point is the straight line that just touches the curve at that point… … Wikipedia**Isaac Barrow**— Infobox Scientist box width = 200px name = Isaac Barrow image size = 300px caption = Isaac Barrow (1630 1677) birth date = October 1630 birth place = London, England nationality = United Kingdom death date = death date and… … Wikipedia**List of curve topics**— This is a list of curve topics in mathematics. See also curve, list of curves, and list of differential geometry topics.*acnode *algebraic curve *arc *asymptote *asymptotic curve *Barbier s theorem *barycentric… … Wikipedia**Differential geometry of curves**— This article considers only curves in Euclidean space. Most of the notions presented here have analogues for curves in Riemannian and pseudo Riemannian manifolds. For a discussion of curves in an arbitrary topological space, see the main article… … Wikipedia**List of mathematics articles (S)**— NOTOC S S duality S matrix S plane S transform S unit S.O.S. Mathematics SA subgroup Saccheri quadrilateral Sacks spiral Sacred geometry Saddle node bifurcation Saddle point Saddle surface Sadleirian Professor of Pure Mathematics Safe prime Safe… … Wikipedia