# cylindrical coordinates

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## cylindrical coordinates

*pl n*

(Mathematics) three coordinates defining the location of a point in three-dimensional space in terms of its polar coordinates (

*r*, θ) in one plane, usually the (*x, y*) plane, and its perpendicular distance,*z,*measured from this planeWant to thank TFD for its existence? Tell a friend about us, add a link to this page, or visit the webmaster's page for free fun content.

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