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polar coordinate


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Either of two coordinates, the radius or the polar angle, that together specify the position of a point in a plane.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. either of two values that locate a point on a plane by its distance from a fixed pole and its angle from a fixed line passing through the pole


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