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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coordinate  \Co*["o]r"di*nate\,  a.  [Pref.  co-  +  L.  ordinatus  p. 
  p.  of  ordinare  to  regulate.  See  {Ordain}.] 
  Equal  in  rank  or  order  not  subordinate. 
 
  Whether  there  was  one  Supreme  Governor  of  the  world,  or 
  many  co["o]rdinate  powers  presiding  over  each  country. 
  --Law. 
 
  Conjunctions  joint  sentences  and  co["o]rdinate  terms. 
  --Rev.  R. 
  Morris. 
 
  {Co["o]rdinate  adjectives},  adjectives  disconnected  as 
  regards  ane  another,  but  referring  equally  to  the  same 
  subject. 
 
  {Co["o]rdinate  conjunctions},  conjunctions  joining 
  independent  propositions.  --Rev.  R.  Morris. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coordinate  \Co*["o]r"di*nate\  (-n[=a]t),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Co["o]rdinated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Co["o]rdinating}.] 
  1.  To  make  co["o]rdinate;  to  put  in  the  same  order  or  rank; 
  as  to  co["o]rdinate  ideas  in  classification. 
 
  2.  To  give  a  common  action  movement,  or  condition  to  to 
  regulate  and  combine  so  as  to  produce  harmonious  action 
  to  adjust  to  harmonize;  as  to  co["o]rdinate  muscular 
  movements. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coordinate  \Co*["o]r"di*nate\,  n. 
  1.  A  thing  of  the  same  rank  with  another  thing  one  two  or 
  more  persons  or  things  of  equal  rank,  authority,  or 
  importance. 
 
  It  has  neither  co["o]rdinate  nor  analogon;  it  is 
  absolutely  one  --Coleridge. 
 
  2.  pl  (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  co["o]rdinate  axes  and  co["o]rdinate  planes.  See 
  {Abscissa}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coordinate 
  adj  :  of  equal  importance,  rank,  or  degree 
  n  :  a  number  that  identifies  a  position  relative  to  an  axis 
  v  1:  bring  order  and  organization  to  "Can  you  help  me  organize 
  my  files?"  [syn:  {organize},  {organise}] 
  2:  bring  into  common  action  movement,  or  condition; 
  "coordinate  the  painters,  masons,  and  plumbers"; 
  "coordinate  his  actions  with  that  of  his  colleagues"; 
  "coordinate  our  efforts" 
  3:  be  co-ordinated;  "These  activities  co-ordinate  well" 
  4:  bring  (components  or  parts)  into  proper  or  desirable 
  coordination  correlation;  "align  the  wheels  of  my  car" 
  [syn:  {align}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  coordinate 
 
    One  member  of  a  {tuple}  of  numbers  which  defines 
  the  position  of  a  point  in  some  space.  Commonly  used 
  coordinate  systems  have  as  many  coordinates  as  their  are 
  dimensions  in  the  space,  e.g.  a  pair  for  two  dimensions.  The 
  most  common  coordinate  system  is  {Cartesian  coordinates}, 
  probably  followed  by  {polar  coordinates}. 
 
  (1997-07-09) 
 
 




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