from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that is equal in importance, rank, or degree.
- n. A set of articles, as of clothing or luggage, designed to match or complement one other, as in style or color.
- n. Mathematics Any of a set of two or more numbers used to determine the position of a point, line, curve, or plane in a space of a given dimension with respect to a system of lines or other fixed references.
- n. Of or relating to a university in which men and women are taught by the same faculty but in single-sex classes or on single-sex campuses.
- n. Informal Directions: Give me some coordinates so I can find my way.
- adj. Of equal importance, rank, or degree: coordinate offices of a business.
- adj. Of or involving coordination.
- adj. Of or based on a system of coordinates.
- adj. Grammar Having equal syntactic status: coordinate phrases.
- transitive v. To place in the same order, class, or rank.
- transitive v. To harmonize in a common action or effort: coordinating the moving parts of a machine; coordinate the colors of a design.
- intransitive v. To be coordinate: The generators coordinate so that one is always running.
- intransitive v. To work together harmoniously: a nursing staff that coordinates smoothly.
- intransitive v. To form a pleasing combination; match: shoes that coordinate with the rest of the outfit.
- intransitive v. Grammar To link (syntactically equivalent units) together.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of the same rank, equal.
- n. A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure.
- n. Something that is equal to another thing.
- v. To synchronize (activities).
- v. To match (objects, especially clothes).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
- v. be co-ordinated
- v. bring into common action, movement, or condition
- adj. of equal importance, rank, or degree
- v. bring order and organization to
- v. bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation
The y-coordinate is not transformed because we are only straightening the image based on the tilt of the left and right margins.
When Sarkozy took France back into NATO's integrated military command last year, for instance, he stayed out of the nuclear planning committee, where the United States and Britain coordinate nuclear weapons policies.
(The spatial coordinates here are (x, y, z), and the time coordinate is obviously t).
If we prepared an electron in a state with a definite momentum (that's an infinite sine wave), its coordinate is unknowable, and vice versa.
U.S. scientists say they have determined how widely separated regions of our brain coordinate complex activity.
It was a local point of view in coordinate space, in contrast to the emphasis on delocalized waves in momentum space, such as
I'm not sure what to call it-- coordinate, created, recruited, assembled...
To Archimedes came a way to calculate density and volume; to Descartes, the idea of coordinate geometry; and to Newton, the law of universal gravity.
AISA/Everett Collection While lying in bed watching flies, Descartes realized he could describe a fly's position by what is now known as coordinate geometry.
Christopher Shays coming out and saying flatly he is glad that Michael Brown is no longer the head of FEMA, because he doesn't think that he had the ability to coordinate, which is the role of the director of FEMA.