Sentence Examples


  • The distance of the lucid points was the tangent of the magnified angles subtended by the stars to a radius of io ft.
  • Tangent sights were not much trusted at first.
  • In practice, tangent sights were graduated graphically from large scale drawings.
  • The tangent sight was graduated in yards as well as degrees and had also a fuze scale.
  • The intrinsic equation, expressing the relation between the arc 0- (measured from 0) and the inclination 4) of the tangent at any points to the axis of x, assumes a very simple form.