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cylindrical coordinate

noun, Mathematics
1.
Usually, cylindrical coordinates. a member of a system of coordinates for locating a point in space by its polar coordinates and its perpendicular distance to the polar plane.
See also polar coordinate.
Origin of cylindrical coordinate
1930-1935
1930-35
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