Coordination definition

kō-ôrdn-āshən
(physiology) Harmonious functioning of muscles or groups of muscles in the execution of movements.
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The act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect.
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The state or relation of being coordinate; harmonious adjustment or action; specif., the harmonious action of muscles in producing complex movements and tasks.
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The definition of coordination is being able to move and use your body effectively and multiple people or things working well together.

An example of coordination is when a gymnast walks on a tightrope without falling.

An example of coordination is when two people work together to plan or coordinate a party.

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(chemistry) The reaction of one or more ligands with a metal ion to form a coordination compound.
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The resulting state of working together; cooperation; synchronization.
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A coordinating or being coordinated.
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The ability to coordinate one's senses and physical movements in order to act skillfully.

I'm terrible at sports -- I have no coordination.

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(possibly archaic) The state of being equal in rank or power.
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(grammar) An equal joining together two or more phrases or clauses, for example, using and, or, or but.
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(grammar) The linking of two syntactically equal units, as by a coordinate conjunction.
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The act of coordinating.
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The state of being coordinate; harmonious adjustment or interaction.
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(physiology) Harmonious functioning of muscles or groups of muscles in the execution of movements.
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The act of coordinating.
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The state of being coordinate; harmonious adjustment or interaction.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coordination
Plural:
coordinations

Origin of coordination

  • French from Medieval Latin coōrdinātiō coōrdinātiōn- co- co- Latin ōrdinātiō arrangement (from ōrdinātus) (past participle of ōrdināre to arrange in order) (from ōrdō ōrdin- order ar- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French coordination, from Late Latin coordinationem (nominative of coordinatio), from Latin coordinare.

    From Wiktionary