**spherical coordinate** — n. Math. any of three coordinates for locating a point in three dimensional space by reference to the length of its radius vector and the two polar angles that determine the position of this vector * * * … Universalium

**spherical coordinate** — n. Math. any of three coordinates for locating a point in three dimensional space by reference to the length of its radius vector and the two polar angles that determine the position of this vector … English World dictionary

**Spherical coordinate** — Spherical Spher ic*al, Spheric Spher ic, a. [L. sphaericus, Gr. ???: cf. F. sph[ e]rique.] 1. Having the form of a sphere; like a sphere; globular; orbicular; as, a spherical body. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a sphere. [1913 Webster] 3 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Spherical coordinate system** — In mathematics, the spherical coordinate system is a coordinate system for representing geometric figures in three dimensions using three coordinates: the radial distance of a point from a fixed origin, the zenith angle from the positive z axis… … Wikipedia

**spherical coordinate system** — sferinė koordinačių sistema statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. spherical coordinate system vok. Kugelkoordinatensystem, n rus. сферическая система координат, f pranc. système de coordonnées sphérique, m … Fizikos terminų žodynas

**spherical coordinate system** — In geometry, a coordinate system in which any point in three dimensional space is specified by its angle with respect to a polar axis and angle of rotation with respect to a prime meridian on a sphere of a given radius. In spherical coordinates a … Universalium

**spherical coordinate** — noun Date: circa 1864 one of three coordinates that are used to locate a point in space and that comprise the radius of the sphere on which the point lies in a system of concentric spheres, the angle formed by the point, the center, and a given… … New Collegiate Dictionary

**Spherical robot** — is robot who has two rotary joints and one prismatic joint. Spherical robot s arm forms spherical coordinate system … Wikipedia

**Coordinate 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… … Wikipedia

**Coordinate surface** — The coordinate surfaces of a three dimensional coordinate system are the surfaces on which a particular coordinate of the system is constant, while the coordinate lines are the curves along which two of the coordinates of the system are constant … Wikipedia