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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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Given that the aforementioned suppositions have been based on a template of coordinate bilinguals is somewhat problematic for compound bilingual participants of the present study, who are developing and using both their languages daily and therefore, by definition, lack a dominant language.
The accuracy of a geographic coordinate is known as TLE and indicates the difference between the estimated location of an object and its actual geographic location.
Let's now bring this result into the more modern setting of coordinate geometry (Fermat and Descartes, 17th century) and linear algebra (Cayley, 19th century) (Burton, 1999).
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The system can be used to record 3D coordinates of a clay model and translate them directly into a CAD file.
Each complex number has a "real" x coordinate and an "imaginary" y coordinate.
This aspect incorporates selected non-governmental organizations to identify and meet community training needs and identifies equipment requirements in order to coordinate donations and delivery.
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Within the framework established by the Board of Directors, she plans, organizes, coordinates, controls, and directs the staff, programs, and activities of the association.
For generality in application, the governing equations have been developed for both the plane and two dimensional axisymmetric coordinate systems as shown in figure 1.
With industry assistance, bureaucrats tried to coordinate every aspect of the HDTV transmission chain so that an attractive product would be available to entice consumers into the market.

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