A pair of coordinates measured along axes at right angles to one another.
- Outlines may be captured as rectangular coordinates or Fourier coefficients and, even when non-fractal, analysed in terms of fractal dimensions.
- The front half of the wedge in Figure 12a can be regarded as a wedge of an Archimedean dome that has been tipped over so that its circular face is in a horizontal plane with the ‘top’ of the dome at the point with rectangular coordinates.
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Syllabification: rec·tan·gu·lar co·or·di·nates
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