[tan-jen-shuh l] /tænˈdʒɛn ʃəl/
pertaining to or of the nature of a ; being or moving in the direction of a .
merely touching; slightly connected:
divergent or digressive, as from a subject under consideration:
tending to digress or to reply to questions obliquely.
of, being, relating to, or in the direction of a tangent
(astronomy) Also transverse. (of velocity) in a direction perpendicular to the line of sight of a celestial object Compare radial (sense 6)
of superficial relevance only; digressive
1620s, see tangent; figurative sense of “divergent, erratic” is from 1787. Related: Tangentially.
[void] /vɔɪd/ adjective 1. Law. having no legal force or effect; not legally binding or enforceable. 2. useless; ineffectual; vain. 3. devoid; destitute (usually followed by of): a life void of meaning. 4. without contents; empty. 5. without an incumbent, as an office. 6. Mathematics. (of a set) empty. 7. (in cards) having no cards […]
[voi-duh-buh l] /ˈvɔɪ də bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being nullified or invalidated. 2. Law. capable of being made or adjudged . /ˈvɔɪdəbəl/ adjective 1. capable of being voided 2. capable of being made of no legal effect or made void adj. late 15c., from void (v.) + -able.
[non-vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl] /nɒnˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl or, esp. British, -ˌtaɪl/ adjective 1. not . 2. (of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off.
[non-vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl] /nɒnˈvɒl ə tl, -tɪl or, esp. British, -ˌtaɪl/ adjective 1. not . 2. (of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off. adj. also nonvolatile, 1837, from non- + volatile. non-volatile storage