For one, these maps often use narrative to chart the landscape, rather than constraining it to a grid with coordinates.
Eubanks is an assistant athletic director for football and he coordinates on-campus recruiting visits.
I knew none of his coordinates, not even his name—on cloudy days, I called him “Gray,” on stormy ones, “Rain.”
A very remarkable feature in this discussion is the use made of the idea of "ignoration of coordinates."
You do not know the coordinates of this world, and have no way of finding them.
Take o as origin of coordinates, and let de, fg be two levels of the water above ob.
The important point is, not that the embryo grows, but that it coordinates.
We may take as our origin of coordinates the center of gravity of the system.
The coordinates were centered on the Commissioner's course screen at the moment.
A point of such a continuum, you know, appears to us as defined by a system of n distinct magnitudes called its coordinates.
1640s, "of the same order," from Medieval Latin coordinatus, past participle of coordinare "to set in order, arrange" (see coordination). Meaning "involving coordination" is from 1769. Related: Coordinance.
1823, in the mathematical sense, especially with reference to the system invented by Descartes; from coordinate (adj.). Hence, coordinates as a means of determining a location on the earth's surface (especially for aircraft), attested by 1960.
1660s, "to place in the same rank," from Latin coordinare (see coordination). Meaning "to arrange in proper position" (transitive) is from 1847; that of "to work together in order" (intransitive) is from 1863. Related: Coordinated; coordinating.
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.