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rectangular coordinates

noun, Mathematics
1.
a coordinate system in which the axes meet at right angles.
Also called rectangular coordinate system.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for rectangular co-ordinates

rectangular coordinates

plural noun
1.
the Cartesian coordinates in a system of mutually perpendicular axes
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