coordinate or co-ordinate | |
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1. | (tr) to organize or integrate (diverse elements) in a harmonious operation |
2. | to place (things) in the same class or order, or (of things) to be placed in the same class or order |
3. | (intr) to work together, esp harmoniously |
4. | (intr) to take or be in the form of a harmonious order |
5. | chem to form or cause to form a coordinate bond |
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6. | maths Cartesian coordinates See polar coordinates any of a set of numbers that defines the location of a point in space |
7. | a person or thing equal in rank, type, etc |
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8. | of, concerned with, or involving coordination |
9. | of the same rank, type, etc |
10. | of or involving the use of coordinates: coordinate geometry |
co-ordinate or co-ordinate (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪt, -ˌneɪt) | |
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co'ordinately or co-ordinate | |
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co-'ordinately or co-ordinate | |
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co'ordinateness or co-ordinate | |
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co-'ordinateness or co-ordinate | |
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co'ordinative or co-ordinate | |
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co-'ordinative or co-ordinate | |
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co'ordinator or co-ordinate | |
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co-'ordinator or co-ordinate | |
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coordinates (kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪts, -ˌneɪts) | |
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Compare separates clothes of matching or harmonious colours and design, suitable for wearing together |
coordinate (kō-ôr'dn-ĭt) Pronunciation Key
One of a set of numbers that determines the position of a point. Only one coordinate is needed if the point is on a line, two if the point is in a plane, and three if it is in space. |
A set of numbers, or a single number, that locates a point on a line, on a plane, or in space. If the point is known to be on a given line, only one number is needed to locate it. If the point is known to be on a given plane, two numbers are needed. If the point is known to be located in space, three numbers are needed.