# cylindrical coordinates

cylindrical coordinates
Math.
a system of coordinates for locating a point in space by its polar coordinates and its perpendicular distance to the polar plane.
[1930-35]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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• cylindrical coordinates — cilindrinės koordinatės statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. cylindrical coordinates vok. zylindrische Koordinaten, f rus. цилиндрические координаты, f pranc. coordonnées cylindriques, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

• cylindrical coordinates — cilindrinės koordinatės statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. cylindrical coordinates vok. zylindrische Koordinaten, f rus. цилиндрические координаты, f pranc. coordonnées cylindriques, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

• cylindrical coordinates — Math. a system of coordinates for locating a point in space by its polar coordinates and its perpendicular distance to the polar plane. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

• cylindrical coordinates — method for determining a point in space using its polar coordinates and its perpendicular distance to the polar plane …   English contemporary dictionary

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