WordNet Search - 3.1

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Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations

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- S: (n)
**tangent**(a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point) - S: (n)
**tangent**, tan (ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) trigonometric function, circular function (function of an angle expressed as a ratio of the length of the sides of right-angled triangle containing the angle)
- S: (n) function, mathematical function, single-valued function, map, mapping ((mathematics) a mathematical relation such that each element of a given set (the domain of the function) is associated with an element of another set (the range of the function))
- S: (n) mathematical relation (a relation between mathematical expressions (such as equality or inequality))
- S: (n) relation (an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together)
- S: (n) abstraction, abstract entity (a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples)
- S: (n) entity (that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own distinct existence (living or nonliving))
*direct hyponym*/**full hyponym**- S: (n) physical entity (an entity that has physical existence)
- S: (n) abstraction, abstract entity (a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples)
- S: (n) thing (an entity that is not named specifically)
*"I couldn't tell what the thing was"* *derivationally related form*