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polar axes
polar axis
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noun
Mathematics
.
the fixed
line
, usually horizontal, from
which
the angle made by the radius vector is measured in a polar coordinate system.
Origin:
1890–95
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polar axis
—
n
the fixed line in a system of polar coordinates from which the polar angle, θ, is measured anticlockwise
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