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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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A cartesian coordinate robot is an industrial robot whose three principal axes of control are linear (i.e.
(2) The bed coordinates [Figure 1]b: The inner located N-point is the original point.
The calibration of the visual coordinate system is composed of two parts: the position calibration and the direction calibration [10,11].
The coordinate system of the left camera--[o.sub.CL][x.sub.CL][y.sub.CL][z.sub.CL]--is established on the left camera, with the origin on the optical centre of the camera, and the coordinate axis is in the same directions as the axis of the image sensor.
In order to bridge this discrepancy, the Australian government has now launched a project to align the country's coordinates with the GNSS.
the y-coordinate to be searched for distribution warehouse allocation will be equal to that coordinate [y.sub.i], in which the cumulated value of [M.sub.i][C.sub.i] exceeds as the first the value of
Asked the purpose of an Iraqi-announced effort to coordinate intelligence among Iraq, Syria, Iran and Russia, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters before he met Kerry it was to "coordinate the efforts against ISIL (Islamic State)."
The Prime Minister will coordinate work of the government's administrations in the regions of the country.
Global Banking News-August 21, 2013--China to establish new body to coordinate financial regulators(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk

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