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 (kō-ôr′dn-ĭt, -āt′)
1. Mathematics Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.
2. coordinates Informal Directions: Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.
3. coordinates A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
a. Of equal importance, rank, or degree: jobs with coordinate responsibilities.
b. Grammar Having equal syntactic status; not subordinate: coordinate phrases.
2. Mathematics Of or based on a system of coordinates.
3. Of or relating to a university in which men and women are taught by the same faculty but in single-sex classes or on single-sex campuses.
v. (-āt′) co·or·di·nat·ed, co·or·di·nat·ing, co·or·di·nates
1. To cause to work or function in a common action or effort: coordinating the moving parts of a machine.
2. To make harmonious; harmonize: coordinate the colors of a design.
3. Grammar To link (syntactic units) at an equal level.
1. To work or function together harmoniously: a nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.
2. To form a harmonious combination; match: shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.

co·or′di·nate·ly (-ĭt-lē) adv.
co·or′di·nate·ness (-ĭt-nĭs) n.
co·or′di·na′tive adj.
co·or′di·na′tor n.
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(kəʊˈɔːdɪnɪts; -ˌneɪts)
pl n
(Clothing & Fashion) clothes of matching or harmonious colours and design, suitable for wearing together. Compare separates
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Linear or angular quantities which designate the position that a point occupies in a given reference frame or system. Also used as a general term to designate the particular kind of reference frame or system such as plane rectangular coordinates or spherical coordinates. See also geographic coordinates; georef; grid coordinates.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Particularly, for a compact mass M with a Schwarzschild radius R, the Schwarzschild metric can be expressed using reference space coordinates (r, 6,0), a coordinate time t and a local time t (often referred to as proper time t), i.e.,
Inside each box is information about the location, a question to answer and coordinates to the next location.
To the Editor: Computed tomography (CT) is a common guiding method in clinical practice for percutaneous biopsy and treatment.[1],[2],[3] The key of CT guidance is how to calculate the bed coordinates corresponded to the diagram layer coordinates.
According to the relative positions ofthe spindle center hole and the remaining holes (Figure 2(a)), the coordinates of the spindle center hole can be calculated in visual coordinates.
However, keeping the aided target steady during the measuring process is difficult, and only the coordinates of the points on the curved surface can be measured using this method.
Aviation Mobile Apps has launched a GPS coordinate converter giving pilots a faster and simpler way to convert coordinates mid-flight, the company said.
The effort of these methods is to calculate the coordinates of a warehouse for its optimal location within a given area (region).
The land down under is currently moving north by about 7 centimeters (2.75 inches) annually due to normal tectonic movements, and, as a result, the nation's local coordinates are out of sync with those from the global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) by over 1.5 meters (4.9 feet) - which, incidentally, is the average height of a kangaroo.
The first receiver is the base receiver, which is fixed to a point with known coordinates. The other receiver is the rover, used for measuring the unknown coordinates of the points in real time.
He coordinates implementation of uniform counter-narcotics policy; work of law enforcement agencies in detection, prevention, solution of official crimes and crimes in the sphere of finances.

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