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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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ARNORTH currently has defense coordinating officers assigned to 10 Federal Emergency Management Agency regions.
It's no mystery why many companies are intrigued with national coordinating counsel when facing threatening litigation.
In addition, the NCI intends to commit approximately $950,000 (direct and F&A costs) in fiscal year 2005 to fund 4 coordinating centers (one each in breast, prostate, colorectal, and lung cancer).
The Mustique grouping, for example, includes a three-piece towel set, a carpet, a mat, fabric-covered rings, a hamper, a lid cover, a padded toilet seat, a shower curtain, a tank set, a wall shelf, a wastebasket and a window curtain; while the Courtney Stripe collection offers a coordinating towel set, a curtain ensemble, shower curtains, bath mats, a carpet, a sink skirt, a hamper, a lid cover, a tank set and a wall shelf.
Department of State is the lead agency in coordinating U.
The Federal Reserve has a long record in coordinating examinations of state member banks with the states.
The Times Company is working with the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC) and the New York Regional Association of Grantmakers (NYRAG) on the program and will consider applications from any New York State nonprofit organization operating in Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau County, Suffolk County or Westchester County.
In 2000, the NIEHS established the National Center for Toxicogenomics (NCT) and charged the Division of Extramural Research and Training with coordinating and harmonizing the Toxicogenomics Research Consortium (TRC), the extramural component of the NCT.
The joint bidding would override an earlier court ruling which prohibited different companies from coordinating projects that would use the same land.
We often show the coordinating shower curtain by the bed to let them know it's available in bath too.
Assessment, evaluation, monitoring and coordinating services will be seen as critical as the reimbursement methodologies multiply.

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