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- 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.
- v. alternative spelling of coordinate.
- n. alternative spelling of coordinate.
- adj. alternative spelling of coordinate.
GNU Webster's 1913
- 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. (Math.) 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 axesand coördinate planes. See Abscissa.
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