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coordinate system

n.
A method of representing points in a space of given dimensions by coordinates.
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Noun1.coordinate system - 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
space-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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The coordinate axes of Ott's system of coordinates were parallel to the axes of the Austrian St.
In some mines of the OKR, Ott's system of coordinates was still in use in 1970s; even today, its practical value consists in the ability to trace and dispose of old mine outlets or test and verify pits surveyed with the use of this system.
The chances of obtaining information on Ott's system of coordinates are very limited, an exception being K.
ATM control impacts are formed in the system of coordinates x, y rotating at the speed of rotating magnetic field and drive parameters are measured and adjusted in the fixed system of coordinates a, P related to motor stator winding.
Moreover, we will assume that axis x of the rotating system of coordinates coincides with the resultant vector of the rotor flow, i.

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