Übersetzung von “tangent” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

tangent

noun countabletangent /ˈtændʒənt/
a straight line that meets a curved line without going through it
tangente feminine
go off on/at a tangent
to start talking about sth that is not connected with the main topic
partir dans une digression , s'écarter du sujet

Sorry, I went off on a tangent.
Désolé, je me suis écarté du sujet.

(Übersetzung von “tangent” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

tangent

noun /ˈtӕndʒənt/

a line that touches a curve but does not cut it.

tangente
go off at a tangent

to go off suddenly in another direction or on a different line of thought, action etc

prendre la tangente
It is difficult to have a sensible conversation with her, as she keeps going off at a tangent.

(Übersetzung von “tangent” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)