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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; Statistically unrelated; Not pertinent to the matter under consideration.

Usage examples (37)
  • At the design stage, a design should be chosen to be as nearly orthogonal as possible to the nuisance effects.
  • Wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes
  • Matthew C, the reason they are supposed to be orthogonal is because g is the correlation among all the tests.
  • These are the so-called orthogonal transformations. for more
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