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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
 adjective Of or relating to the philosophy or methods of Descartes.
from The Century Dictionary.
 Pertaining to the French philosopher René Descartes (15961650), to his philosophy, or to his geometrical method.
 noun One who adopts the philosophy of Descartes; a follower of Descartes.
 noun Any curve of the fourth order having two cusps on the absolute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
 noun An adherent of Descartes.
 adjective Of or pertaining to the French philosopher René Descartes, or his philosophy.
 adjective (Geom) distance of a point from lines or planes;  used in a system of representing geometric quantities, invented by Descartes.
 adjective a small hollow glass figure, used in connection with a jar of water having an elastic top, to illustrate the effect of the compression or expansion of air in changing the specific gravity of bodies.
 adjective (Geom.) a curve such that, for any point of the curve mr + m'r' = c, where r and r' are the distances of the point from the two foci and m, m' and c are constant;  used by Descartes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/ShareAlike License.
 adjective Of, or pertaining to, Descartes, his
mathematical methods , or hisphilosophy , especially withregard to itsemphasis onlogical analysis and itsmechanistic interpretation ofphysical nature .  adjective mathematics, cartography Of, or pertaining to,
coordinates based on mutuallyorthogonal axes .  noun One who follows the philosophy of
Cartesianism .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
 adjective of or relating to Rene Descartes or his works
 noun a follower of Cartesian thought
Etymologies
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Examples

These two numbers are then the Cartesian coordinates of this corner with reference to the Cartesian coordinate system which is determined by the arrangement of little rods.

CARTESIAN THREESPACE An extension of rectangular coordinates into three dimensions is Cartesian threespace (Fig. 62), also called xyzspace.

MATHEMATICIAN'S POLAR VS CARTESIAN Figure 513 shows a point P ¼ (x0, y0) ¼ (0, r0) graphed on superimposed Cartesian and polar coordinate systems.

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This problem (which so far as he could tell, mathematicians regard as quite uninteresting) was simply the relation between linear, sequential strings of symbols or mathematical "sentences" like y = 1/x, and the diagrams in Cartesian coordinates that transform these statements into visual images, in this case, a curve descending from an infinite height along the vertical yaxis, turning right and skating off into an infinite eastern distance along the xaxis.

This problem (which so far as he could tell, mathematicians regard as quite uninteresting) was simply the relation between linear, sequential strings of symbols or mathematical "sentences" like y = 1/x, and the diagrams in Cartesian coordinates that transform these statements into visual images, in this case, a curve descending from an infinite height along the vertical yaxis, turning right and skating off into an infinite eastern distance along the xaxis.
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