WordNet Search - 3.1

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

Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"

- 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) *direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term*- S: (n) straight line (a line traced by a point traveling in a constant direction; a line of zero curvature)
*"the shortest distance between two points is a straight line"* **S: (n) line (a length (straight or curved) without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point)***direct hyponym*/*full hyponym**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term**derivationally related form*- S: (n)
**tangent**, tan (ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle)