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polar coordinate
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noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
Usually,
polar coordinates
. one of two
coordinates
used to locate a point in a plane by the length of its radius vector and the angle this vector makes with the polar axis
(polar angle)
Origin of
polar coordinate
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1810-1820
First recorded in
1810-20
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