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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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Rubric III: Here is a Kirznerian coordination wherein every entrepreneurial discovery is coordinative.
Leader of BESA Movement, Bilal Kasami and member of the coordinative body Zeqirija Ibrahimi Wednesday met with Albanian Ambassador Fatos Reka and informed him about the BESA platform and its organization in Macedonia.
The third research question of the study was "Is there a relationship between Subordinating conjunctions, coordinative conjunctions and discourse markers and good readers' level of reading comprehension?
Oman is also likely to join the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries Health Ministries' Council coordinative meeting on Wednesday in Riyadh to discuss the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease.
Summary: The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) recently held a coordinative meeting with the General HQ of the Dubai Police during to discuss the draft legislation regarding the tram system operation in Dubai, and managing the overlapping of tram and vehicular traffic particularly at signalized junctions, besides other tasks and responsibilities pertinent to the RTA and the Dubai Police.
The Government formed Tuesday a coordinative body for management of the floods and appealed to all local subjects to put their mechanization at disposal.
Founded nearly a decade ago, Eurojust serves as coordinative body for the authorities in the EU member states that facilitate the execution of international mutual legal assistance and the implementation of extradition requests.
Bhutto, by taking effecting coordinative measures with other law and security apparatus.
Kao Koong-lian, head of Taiwan's economic cooperative commission and vice chairman of Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), remarked that the first meeting of the economic cooperative commissions marks a milestone in the development of cross-Strait economy and trade, adding that the establishment of the economic cooperative commissions represents the institutionalization and division-of-labor of cross-Strait coordinative mechanism for cross-Strait economic cooperation and exchange.
A general dialogue titled "Parliaments within A World Full of Crisis," will be held in the conference, as well as, a coordinative meeting for chairmen of Arab councils.
Summary: Geneva, Switzerland, June 11, 2010, SPA -- Ministers of Labour of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Arab countries held here today their 40th coordinative meeting on the sidelines of the 99th session of the International Labour Conference currently held in Geneva.

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