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coordinate

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Maths any of a set of numbers that defines the location of a point in space

coordinate

(mathematics)
One member of a tuple of numbers which defines the position of a point in some space. Commonly used coordinate systems have as many coordinates as their are dimensions in the space, e.g. a pair for two dimensions. The most common coordinate system is Cartesian coordinates, probably followed by polar coordinates.

coordinate

Belonging to a system of indexing by two or more terms. For example, points on a plane, cells in a spreadsheet and bits in dynamic RAM chips are identified by a pair of coordinates. Points in space are identified by sets of three coordinates.
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Their romance fizzled, and the tattoo has since been removed and replaced with her kids' birth co-ordinates.
Government mediator Eduardo Pizarro Leon Gomez said the helicopters with the humanitarian delegation arrived at the agreed co-ordinates in Tolima province only to find the rebels had moved the hostages southwest to Cauca province, "They moved them over the mountain range, which shows a strange attitude, one that annoys the Government," Mr.
Mr Makki urged caravans to co-ordinate with those officials.
In (2), a function F: D [right arrow] R will be called convex on the co-ordinates on D if the partial mapping [F.
x, y, z--cartesian co-ordinates (fixed xOyz--frame);
When modelling the distribution network operation it is necessary that some model parameters, which form the model co-ordinates, are the same for all loads [2, 3].
According to the procedure, the joint commissioner of police (law and order) heads the disaster management cell and co-ordinates with all the control rooms.
Street Champions co-ordinates a network of volunteers who report problems such as litter, graffiti and vandalism to the appropriate authorities.
A list of final geographical co-ordinates and detailed maps will be signed off at the event in Muscat.
Norman Foster's personal passion for cross-country skiing inspires Where Are You (middle), a sculpted snow dial with the global co-ordinates for his London office designed in collaboration with Spanish artist Jaume Plensa.