# polar coordinates

polar coordinates

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(*plural only*)

- (mathematics) The coordinates of a point in a plane, measured as its Cartesian distance from the origin and the angle measured anticlockwise/counterclockwise from the
*x*-axis to a line joining the point to the origin. - (mathematics) The coordinates of a point in three-dimensional space, measured as its Cartesian distance from the origin, the angle measured from the z-axis to a line joining the point to the origin, and the angle measured anticlockwise from the x-axis to this line.

**MLA Style**

"polar coordinates." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 21 November 2018. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/polar-coordinates>.

**APA Style**

polar coordinates. (n.d.). Retrieved November 21st, 2018, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/polar-coordinates