orthogonal system

noun

Definition of orthogonal system

: a system of curves or surfaces consisting of two families whose components where they intersect are mutually perpendicular (as the lines of force and the equipotential surfaces in an electrostatic field)

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“Orthogonal system.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orthogonal%20system. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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