tangency

noun
tan·​gen·​cy | \ˈtan-jən(t)-sē \
plural tangencies

Definition of tangency 

: the quality or state of being tangent

First Known Use of tangency

1819, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tangency was in 1819

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