polar resolution

polar resolution

[′pō·lər ‚rez·ə′lü·shən]
(computer science)
Given the x and y components of a vector, the process of finding the magnitude of the vector and the angle it makes with the x axis.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Phillips' newest state of the art Endeavour Class double-hulled tanker, the Polar Resolution, sailed into the Port of Valdez, in late July, where it loaded its first cargo of Alaska North Slope crude.
The Polar Resolution is the second of five 140,000 deadweight ton (DWT) Endeavour Class crude oil carriers Polar Tankers will add to its fleet each year until 2005.
Phillips' newest state-of-the-art Eneavour Class double-hulled tanker, the Polar Resolution, sailed into the Port of Vladez recently where it loaded its first cargo of North Slope crude oil.
The Polar Resolution is the second of the five 140,000-deadweight-ton Endeavour Class crude oil carriers Polar Tankers will add to its fleet each year until 2005.