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coordinate system

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A method of representing points in a space of given dimensions by coordinates.
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 Noun 1 coordinate system - a system that uses coordinates to establish positionorganization, arrangement, organisation, system - an organized structure for arranging or classifying; "he changed the arrangement of the topics"; "the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original"; "he tried to understand their system of classification"Cartesian coordinate system - a coordinate system for which the coordinates of a point are its distances from a set perpendicular lines that intersect at the origin of the systemcoordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate systeminertial frame, inertial reference frame - a coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is validspace-time, space-time continuum - the four-dimensional coordinate system (3 dimensions of space and 1 of time) in which physical events are located
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For practical convenience, the satellite position is often described by a Cartesian co-ordinate system with its origin coincide with geocenter O.
It allows to present all the curves obtained at different tensile speed in a co-ordinate system ([increment of [l.
It was 34 years later in 2005 that Norwegian scientists, married couple May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser, found a second type of nerve cell - the "grid cell" which generates a co-ordinate system for path-finding.
Dependence of the output signal W on CO concentration is linear (within the considered wavelength range) and passes through the origin of the co-ordinate system.
There is, for example, hardly any reference in the book to Isaac Newton (born in the year of Galileo's death) and only one passing reference to Albert Einstein, despite the fact that Galileo's concept of a co-ordinate system to express relative motion influenced the relativity theory of Einstein, who went so far as to dub Galileo 'the father of modern physics--indeed, of modern science altogether'.
GFLSM includes co-ordinate transformation between the wind co-ordinate system ([x.
We show here that classification of H, Ha and Hb are invariant in the co-ordinate system in which [ds.
They used this definition to identify the mishaps: Spatial disorientation describes "a variety of incidents occurring in flight where the pilot fails to sense correctly the position, motion or attitude of the aircraft, or of himself within the fixed co-ordinate system provided by the surface of the earth and the gravitational vertical.

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