Tangent Ogive

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Tangent Ogive

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An ogive whose circular-arc contours have their centers on a line normal to the axis at the base of the ogive, the arcs thus being tangent to the surface of the cylindrical body behind the ogive. See ogive. [[/a>|/a>]] </dd>

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This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use