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, in the meaning defined above

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