### 1. tangent

**noun.** ['ˈtændʒənt'] a straight line or plane that touches a curve or curved surface at a point but does not intersect it at that point.

#### Antonyms

- extrados

#### Etymology

- tangentem (Latin)

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### Words that Rhyme with Inverse Tangent

### Example sentences of the word inverse-tangent

1. **Noun Phrase**

The answer should be the same angle as you calculated using the **inverse tangent**.

2. **Noun Phrase**

The **inverse tangent** of this ratio is the angle of repose.

3. **Noun Phrase**

The direction of the resultant vector can be found via trigonometry using the **inverse tangent** function.

4. **Noun Phrase**

To convert the superelevation ratio into an angle, take the **inverse tangent** of the ratio.

### 2. inverse

**adjective.** ['ˌɪnˈvɝːs'] reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect.

#### Synonyms

- backward

#### Antonyms

- nonreciprocal
- agonist

### 3. inverse

**noun.** ['ˌɪnˈvɝːs'] something inverted in sequence or character or effect.

#### Synonyms

- reciprocal
- multiplicative inverse
- oppositeness
- opposition
- opposite

#### Antonyms

- alternate
- synchronise
- falsify
- stay

### 4. inverse

**adjective.** ['ˌɪnˈvɝːs'] opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity.

#### Antonyms

- synonym

### 5. tangent

**noun.** ['ˈtændʒənt'] ratio of the opposite to the adjacent side of a right-angled triangle.

#### Synonyms

- trigonometric function
- tan

#### Antonyms

- achromatic
- gooseneck
- closed curve

#### Etymology

- tangentem (Latin)