Definition:Rectilinear Coordinate System
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A coordinate system whose coordinate axes are straight lines is called a system of rectilinear coordinate system.
The classical example of a rectilinear coordinate system is the Cartesian coordinate system.
- 1933: D.M.Y. Sommerville: Analytical Conics (3rd ed.) ... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $\text I$. Coordinates: $2$. Coordinates