[′thərd ′kwä·drənt]
(mathematics)
The range of angles from 180 to 270°.
In a plane with a system of Cartesian coordinates, the region in which the x and y coordinates are both negative.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A third quadrant has those whose views are socially conservative but economically liberal, and it accounts for 28.9 percent of the 2016 electorate.
Micro is simpler and it is the operation in the third quadrant of a circle divided into four parts.
It is in the third quadrant, the personal burning ambition, where leaders find commitment.
Figure 9 displays the biplot of the first two components of a PCA generated by plotting the scores of the data set obtained from the ECoG recorded by the frontal electrode when the amplitude of the US stimuli changes: at 0.5 V ECoG recording is mainly located in the right upper side of the third quadrant, at 1 V it has scores in the first, second, and fourth quadrants, and at 1.5 V it lies in the right upper quadrant, while at 2 V it is spread out between the second and the fourth quadrants.
In the plane, (L *) and (b*) are located in the first quadrant, (a *) and (h) in the second one and in the third quadrant the parameter (c).
Say when an eventuality arises at the third quadrant, we have to get there fast from another quadrant so we could immediately check an inmate reported to have been committing illegal activities," he said.
Leaders who are low in their level of control, but have a higher concern for others can be found in the third quadrant. This is characterized as "let's be pals." These leaders are talkative, outgoing and friendly, but also quick to appease and brush over details.
For example, when the shift value is +2, the quadrant including the registry icon is the third quadrant in Figure 1.
If [??] lies in the first or fourth quadrant, then the point N will be incident on [??] and if [??] lies in the second or third quadrant, then N will be incident on [??]'.
The residual story drift in third quadrant nearly matched for both the frames.
The negative intrinsic affine spacetime coordinates -[phi][??]'* and -[phi]c[phi][??]'* of the intrinsic particle's frame, into which the positive intrinsic affine coordinates [phi][??] and [phi]c[phi][??]' of the particle's intrinsic frame in the positive universe transform upon making transition into the negative universe through the second quadrant, will be inclined intrinsic affine coordinates in the second quadrant and the third quadrant respectively.
The zone D in the third quadrant agrees well with the AE sources of Figs.

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