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|Noun||1.||reference frame - a system that uses coordinates to establish position|
organization, 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 system
coordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
inertial frame, inertial reference frame - a coordinate system in which Newton's first law of motion is valid
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