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Cartesian coordinates
  هم‌آراهای ِ دکارتی   
hamârâhâ-ye Dekârti

Fr.: coordonnées cartésiennes   

A coordinate system in which the position of a point is specified by two (in a plane) or three (in 3-dimensional space) real numbers representing the distances from two perpendicular axes or from three perpendicular planes, respectively.

Named after Cartesius, the Latin name of the French mathematician and philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650), who introduced the coordinates in his La Géométrie in 1637; → coordinate.