Cartesian

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adjective Car·te·sian \kär-ˈtē-zhən\

Definition of Cartesian

  1. :  of or relating to René Descartes or his philosophy

Cartesian

noun

Cartesianism

play \-zhə-ˌni-zəm\ noun

Origin and Etymology of cartesian

New Latin cartesianus, from Cartesius Descartes


First Known Use: 1656


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