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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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Assistant Chief Constable Chris Johnson, right, co-ordinated the response to the Second World War bomb in Aston
Applicants can apply for up to five secondary schools under co-ordinated admissions.
Because insurers would still be responsible for managing both the medical care and the wage cost components of workers' compensation, he said, the co-ordinated approach will result in substantial savings compared to the costs of a merged system, said Appel.
If there's a co-ordinated effort I can get people on the ground quite quickly."
"Even 30 years ago when I was here (for the first tenure), it was the same, and yes, in some matters it has become more streamlined and more co-ordinated, but the approach and positivity, be it the Labour (and Social Development) Ministry or the foreign office or the Labour Market Regulatory Authority, we have received all support.
Senior medicines enforcement officer with DoH Peter Moore, who co-ordinated the operation here, added: "We urge the public not to be tempted by cut prices or sites offering drugs without prescription.
A French emergency services spokesman claimed a mob of Brits was involved, saying: "They were very clearly helping to break down fences and guiding the migrants in a co-ordinated attack.
IN THE NAVY Hosts Olly and Caroline were colour co-ordinated
"It's the second year I have co-ordinated this campaign and I can't get over how generous everyone has been."
Co-Ordinated Surveys, which operates throughout the UK and overseas, is already benefiting from investment which capitalises on its key strengths which combine specialist surveying skills with the latest technology for topographical, construction and hydrographic surveys for architects, civil engineers, local authorities and water companies as well as specialist services for quarrying and mining operators to enable them to design efficient blast strategies.
KIRKUK, Iraq (TAP) - Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked a police intelligence headquarters and a nearby shopping mall in a co-ordinated attack in the northern city of Kirkuk late on Wednesday, killing 11 people and wounding 70.
INDUSTRIAL action by postal staff, firefighters, teachers and other workers could be co-ordinated amid growing signs of anger over pay, pensions, jobs and privatisation.