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cylindrical coordinate

noun, Mathematics.
Usually, cylindrical coordinates. a member of a system of coordinates for locating a point in space by its polar coordinates and its perpendicular distance to the polar plane.
See also polar coordinate.
Origin of cylindrical coordinate
First recorded in 1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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