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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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Three citizens from each governorate will also be members of each co-ordinating council.
Mr Sims said the initial focus has been drugs, but would also include planning and co-ordinating operations against other major criminals.
Pervez Akhtar, who is co-ordinating plans for the centre, said the it would be open to the whole community.
Midland biologists are co-ordinating a European research programme to literally discover where there is muck there's brass.
The blankets, which were provided by the ILA as part of their community service activities, were distributed after the CCIA community services wing was charged with co-ordinating relief and rehabilitation efforts.
Sophie Mackrell, who is is responsible for co-ordinating the Saturday sessions at the college, said: "Saturday College offers a relaxed and friendly environment for all the family to come and learn a new skill, or to take part in one of our many workshops.
Last week, Mr Nelson was in Poland, co-ordinating an internal development project for senior BP executives.
MANAMA: The co-ordinating committee of The Investment Dar (TID), set up to restructure the financial institution, now includes Jordan International Bank, ABC Islamic Bank, Lloyds TSB, Al Rajhi Bank, the Islamic Development Bank and the Kuwait branch of Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait.
Police and council officers are also working with the Drug Action Team, which is drawing up a report on the drug problem in Rugby, and the Crime and Disorder Co-ordinating Group.