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Words nearby polar angle
Definition for polar angle (2 of 2)
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
First recorded in 1810–20
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