Coordination
Coordination Co*["o]r`di*na"tion, n. 1. The act of co["o]rdinating; the act of putting in the same order, class, rank, dignity, etc.; as, the co["o]rdination of the executive, the legislative, and the judicial authority in forming a government; the act of regulating and combining so as to produce harmonious results; harmonious adjustment; as, a co["o]rdination of functions. ``Co["o]rdination of muscular movement by the cerebellum.'' --Carpenter. [1913 Webster]

2. The state of being co["o]rdinate, or of equal rank, dignity, power, etc. [1913 Webster]

In this high court of parliament, there is a rare co["o]rdination of power. --Howell. [1913 Webster]


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  • coordination — [ kɔɔrdinasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1361; bas lat. coordinatio, de ordinatio « mise en ordre » 1 ♦ Agencement des parties d un tout selon un plan logique, pour une fin déterminée. ⇒ organisation. Entreprise qui échoue faute de coordination. Coordination des …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Coordination — is the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect to fulfill desired goals in an organization.Coordination is a managerial function in which different activities of the business are properly adjusted …   Wikipedia

  • coordination — co‧or‧di‧na‧tion [kəʊˌɔːdˈneɪʆn ǁ koʊˌɔːr ] noun [uncountable] the organization of people or things so that they work together well : • She is responsible for the coordination of all the company s training activities. * * * coordination UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • coordination — also co ordination, c.1600, orderly combination, from Fr. coordination (14c.) or directly from L.L. coordinationem (nom. coordinatio), from pp. stem of L. coordinare to set in order, arrange, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + ordinatio… …   Etymology dictionary

  • coordination — or co ordination [kō ôrd΄ n ā′shən] n. [LL coordinatio] 1. a coordinating or being coordinated 2. the state or relation of being coordinate; harmonious adjustment or action, as of muscles in producing complex movements: Also coördination …   English World dictionary

  • coordination — coordination. См. филетическая корреляция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Coordination — (v. lat.), 1) Beiordnung, Zuordnung; Gesetz der C. od. Association (s.d.), nach welchem gewisse Nervenerscheinungen auf scheinbar entfernte Veranlassung hin zu Stande kommen, z.B. Niesen bei Reizung der Nasenschleimhaut etc.; 2) Gleichstellung,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • coordination — index adjustment, compatibility, contribution (participation), regulation (management) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • coordination — (also co ordination) ► NOUN 1) the action or process of coordinating. 2) the ability to move different parts of the body smoothly and at the same time …   English terms dictionary

  • coordination — (BrE also co ordination) noun 1 working together ADJECTIVE ▪ better, greater ▪ close, effective ▪ poor ▪ inter agency …   Collocations dictionary

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