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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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Overall, coordinated terrorist incidents fall into three main categories: 1) parallel device attacks, where participants use more than one device simultaneously or almost simultaneously in the same location; 2) secondary attacks, where the initial assault is followed by one or more additional attacks in the same location, typically targeting responders; and 3) multiple dispersed attacks, where groups stage simultaneous or near-simultaneous ones at different locations.
If the major international aid organizations are unable to bring themselves together in a coordinated fashion, the Prime Minister and the Minister of International Development should use their good offices to get discussions moving.
Do we need a coordinated demand package among the United States, Europe, and possibly Japan to get our economies going again?
based Tobin Tax Initiative and France's Association for Transaction Taxes to Aid Citizens (ATTAC), sprang up and started a carefully coordinated international campaign to promote the Tobin tax.
It allows a national audience the opportunity to read about the HCA activities, and the nationally coordinated effort between the ministries of health and ministry of defense.
I think, however, that as online shopping continues to surge, 2000 will be the year we'll see more coordinated bath on the Web.
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They must develop the facts and apply the Examination position as outlined in the Coordinated Issue Position Paper.
As part of the program, coordinated issues (tax issues peculiar to an industry) were developed and approved by the IRS national office and the relevant industry specialists.

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