# polar coordinate

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## polar coordinate

*n.*

Either of two coordinates, the radius or the polar angle, that together specify the position of a point in a plane.

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Noun | 1. | polar coordinate - 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 polecoordinate, co-ordinate - a number that identifies a position relative to an axis |

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