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rectangular coordinate

noun

Definition of RECTANGULAR COORDINATE

:  a Cartesian coordinate of a Cartesian coordinate system whose straight-line axes or coordinate planes are perpendicular

First Known Use of RECTANGULAR COORDINATE

1805

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