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Carte'sian coor'dinates



Math.
a system of coordinates for locating a point on a plane (Carte'sian plane') by its distance from each of two intersecting lines, or in space by its distance from each of three planes intersecting at a point.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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