# coordinate

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## coordinate

, co-ordinate
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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Cohen theorizes that several parts of the brain work together to hold and coordinate information.
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In addition, the examining district must coordinate its handling of the issue with the appropriate Industry Specialist.

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