Definition of rectangular coordinates in English:

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rectangular coordinates

plural noun

A pair of coordinates measured along axes at right angles to one another.
Example sentences
  • 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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