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value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis | abscissa |

(chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated | acceptor |

use of algebra to study geometric properties; operates on symbols defined in a coordinate system | analytical geometry , analytic geometry , coordinate geometry |

inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait | ataxia , ataxy , dyssynergia , motor ataxia |

one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes | Cartesian coordinate |

coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the system | cartesian coordinate system |

(astronomy) the equatorial coordinate specifying the angle, measured eastward along the celestial equator, from the vernal equinox to the intersection of the hour circle that passes through an object in the sky; usually expressed in hours and minutes and | celestial longitude , RA , right ascension |

heterocyclic compound having a metal ion attached by coordinate bonds to at least two nonmetal ions | chelate , chelate compound |

sentence composed of at least two coordinate independent clauses | compound sentence |

one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system | coordinate axis |

agency that helps the Director of Central Intelligence coordinate counterterrorist efforts in order to preempt and disrupt and defeat terrorist activities at the earliest possible stage | Counterterrorist Center , CTC |

lines used to find x-y coordinate, intersecting | crosshairs |

comprising the lichens which grow symbiotically with algae; sometimes treated as an independent group more or less coordinate with algae and fungi | division Lichenes , Lichenes |

seed plants; comprises the Angiospermae (or Magnoliophyta) and Gymnospermae (or Gymnospermophyta); in some classification systems Spermatophyta is coordinate with Pteridophyta (spore producing plants having vascular tissue and roots) and Bryophyta (spore | division Spermatophyta , Spermatophyta |

independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment | Environmental Protection Agency , EPA |

fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event | fourth dimension , time |

coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is valid | inertial frame , inertial reference frame |

point at which a line intersects a coordinate axis | intercept |

value of a coordinate on the vertical axis | ordinate |

point of intersection of coordinate axes; where the values of the coordinates are all zero | origin |

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