polar coordinate
noun Date: 1816 either of two numbers that locate a point in a plane by its distance from a fixed point on a line and the angle this line makes with a fixed line

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  • polar coordinate — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑coordinate, ↑co ordinate * * * noun : either of two numbers that locate a point in a …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polar coordinate system — Points in the polar coordinate system with pole O and polar axis L. In green, the point with radial coordinate 3 and angular coordinate 60 …   Wikipedia

  • polar coordinate system — polinė koordinačių sistema statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. polar coordinate system vok. Polarkoordinatensystem, n rus. полярная система координат, f pranc. système de coordonnées polaires, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • polar coordinate system — polinė koordinačių sistema statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. polar coordinate system vok. Polarkoordinatensystem, n rus. полярная система координат, f pranc. système de coordonnées polaire, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • polar coordinate paper — noun : graph paper laid out for plotting data in polar coordinates …   Useful english dictionary

  • polar coordinate system — noun : the series of points in a plane with each held to have a set of polar coordinates together with the reference elements and rules needed to locate each point by such a set of coordinates …   Useful english dictionary

  • space polar coordinate — noun Any of a system of coordinates by which a point is located in space by its distance from a pole, the angle between the polar axis and its radius vector, and its longitude …   Wiktionary

  • Polar distance — may refer to:* Polar distance (astronomy), an astronomical term associated with the celestial equatorial coordinate system Σ(α, δ)ellipse and lower, a hyperbola * Polar distance (geometry), typically denoted r , a coordinate in polar coordinate… …   Wikipedia

  • Polar (disambiguation) — Polar may refer to:As a noun: *Cervecería Polar, C.A., Venezuelan brewery and beer *Polar (artist), Norwegian electronic music artist *Polar (satellite), satellite launched by NASA in 1996. *Polar (album), second album by The High Water Marks… …   Wikipedia

  • Coordinate system — For geographical coordinates on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Geographical coordinates. In geometry, a coordinate system is a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of a point or other… …   Wikipedia

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