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Noun: tangency  tan-jun(t)-see
  1. The state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing
  2. (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
    "they forget to solder the tangencies";
    - contact

Derived forms: tangencies

Type of: conjunction, contact, junction

Encyclopedia: Tangency