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  • v. Alternative spelling of coordinate.
  • n. Alternative spelling of coordinate.
  • adj. Alternative spelling of coordinate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Equal in rank or order; not subordinate.
  • n. A thing of the same rank with another thing; one two or more persons or things of equal rank, authority, or importance.
  • n. Lines, or other elements of reference, by means of which the position of any point, as of a curve, is defined with respect to certain fixed lines, or planes, called coördinate axes and coördinate planes. See Abscissa.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To place or class in the same order, division, rank, etc.; make coördinate.
  • To place, arrange, or set in due order or proper relative position; bring into harmony or proper connection and arrangement.
  • Specifically, to combine in consistent and harmonious action, as muscles.
  • Being of the same order, or of the same rank or degree; not subordinate: as, two courts of coordinate jurisdiction; coördinate clauses.
  • In mathematics, using or pertaining to systems of coördinates
  • n. Something of the same order, degree, or rank with another or others.
  • n. In mathematics, a magnitude belonging to a system of magnitudes serving to define the positions of points, lines, planes, or other spatial elements, by reference to a fixed figure; hence, also, a magnitude of a system serving to define the elements of a continuum, in general, as geometrical coördinates do positions in space: thus, the latitude, the longitude, and the height above the mean sea-level are the three coördi nates commonly used to define the position of a meteorological station. See Cartesian.

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