coordinate axes

  • 1Origin of coordinate axes — Origin Or i*gin, n. [F. origine, L. origo, iginis, fr. oriri to rise, become visible; akin to Gr. orny nai to stir up, rouse, Skr. [.r], and perh. to E. run.] [1913 Webster] 1. The first existence or beginning of anything; the birth. [1913… …

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  • 2Coordinate system — For geographical coordinates on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Geographical coordinates. In geometry, a coordinate system is a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of a point or other… …

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  • 3Coordinate — Co*[ o]r di*nate, n. 1. A thing of the same rank with another thing; one two or more persons or things of equal rank, authority, or importance. [1913 Webster] It has neither co[ o]rdinate nor analogon; it is absolutely one. Coleridge. [1913… …

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  • 4Coordinate-measuring machine — A coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is a device for measuring the physical geometrical characteristics of an object. This machine may be manually controlled by an operator or it may be computer controlled. Measurements are defined by a probe… …

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  • 5coordinate system — koordinačių sistema statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. coordinate system; frame of axes; system of axes vok. Achsenkreuz, n; Koordinatensystem, n rus. координатная система, f; система координат, f pranc. système de coordonnées, m …

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  • 6axes of coordinates — ˈakˌsēz 1. : two intersecting straight lines used as reference lines in plane Cartesian geometry 2. : the three straight lines having a common point that are the intersections of the three coordinate planes of reference in three dimensional… …

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  • 7Cartesian coordinate system — Illustration of a Cartesian coordinate plane. Four points are marked and labeled with their coordinates: (2, 3) in green, (−3, 1) in red, (−1.5, −2.5) in blue, and the origin (0, 0) in purple. A Cartesian coordinate system specifies each point… …

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  • 8Cartesian coordinate — noun one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes •… …

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  • 9Applications of Multiple Coordinate Systems — The application of multiple coordinate systems is an effective tool in control systems. The usage of multiple coordinate systems can improve the efficiency of calculations as well as enhance clarity in operations. Mathematically, coordinate… …

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  • 10Rotation of axes — is a form of Euclidean transformation in which the entire xy coordinate system is rotated in the counter clockwise direction with respect to the origin (0, 0) through a scalar quantity denoted by θ.With the exception of the degenerate cases, if a …

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  • 11Homogeneous coordinate system — A homogeneous coordinate system is a coordinate system in which there is an extra dimension, used most commonly in computer science to specify whether the given coordinates represent a vector (if the last coordinate is zero) or a point (if the… …

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  • 12Cartesian coordinate — noun Date: 1887 1. either of two coordinates that locate a point on a plane and measure its distance from either of two intersecting straight line axes along a line parallel to the other axis 2. any of three coordinates that locate a point in… …

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  • 13rectangular coordinate — noun Date: circa 1864 a Cartesian coordinate of a Cartesian coordinate system whose straight line axes or coordinate planes are perpendicular …

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  • 14List of common coordinate transformations — This is a list of some of the most commonly used coordinate transformations. Contents 1 2 Dimensional 1.1 To Cartesian coordinates from polar coordinates 1.2 To polar coordinates from Cartesian coordinates …

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  • 15rotation of axes — /ak seez/, Math. a process of replacing the axes in a Cartesian coordinate system with a new set of axes making a specified angle with and having the same origin as the original axes. * * * …

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  • 16rotation of axes — /ak seez/, Math. a process of replacing the axes in a Cartesian coordinate system with a new set of axes making a specified angle with and having the same origin as the original axes …

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  • 17Primitive axes of coordinate — Primitive Prim i*tive, a. [L. primitivus, fr. primus the first: cf. F. primitif. See {Prime}, a.] 1. Of or pertaining to the beginning or origin, or to early times; original; primordial; primeval; first; as, primitive innocence; the primitive… …

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  • 18Cartesian coordinate robot — A cartesian coordinate robot (also called linear robot) is an industrial robot whose three principal axes of control are linear (i.e. they move in a straight line rather than rotate) and are at right angles to each other. Among other advantages,… …

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  • 19Machine coordinate system — In the manufacturing industry, with regard to numerically controlled machine tools, the phrase machine coordinate system refers to the physical limits of the motion of the machine in each of its axes, and to the numerical coordinate which is… …

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  • 20List of canonical coordinate transformations — This is a list of canonical coordinate transformations. 2 DimensionalLet (x, y) be the standard Cartesian coordinates, and r and θ the standard polar coordinates.To Cartesian coordinates from polar coordinates:x=r,cos heta quad:y=r,sin heta… …

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