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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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The defense coordinating officer is the focal point for requesting DOD support.
For insurers, it is a case where the whole is truly greater than the sum of the parts, if carriers take a logical approach to coordinating sales and investment strategies.
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Federal departments and the Coordinating Council have made progress implementing the recommendations in our June report, which should result in improved coordination of federal programs at the state and local level.
training on water well maintenance), and coordinating delivery of donated equipment for the schools and clinics in order for their effective and efficient operation by the host nation.
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.
Such simple rules for coordinating with a few buddies, however, can give rise to complicated sounds.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) supports the FBI by coordinating consequence management (e.
In addition to coordinating these meetings, national staff present reports and informational material for use at the meetings.
Actions included coordinating R&D through public-private consortia and developing and testing a transmission system, subsidizing purchases of production equipment and program production, getting an HDTV satellite up and running to deliver the programs, getting sets into the stores, and organizing public demonstrations to spark consumer demand.

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