Argand diagram

noun

Ar·​gand diagram ˌär-ˈgän- How to pronounce Argand diagram (audio) -ˈgan- How to pronounce Argand diagram (audio)
: a system of rectangular coordinates in which the complex number x + iy is represented by the point whose coordinates are x and y

Word History

Etymology

Jean Robert Argand †1825 Swiss mathematician

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Argand diagram was in 1889

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“Argand diagram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argand%20diagram. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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