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 orthogonal orthogonal

adj

  • having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles  ( orthogonal, rectangular )
    having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles
     wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes
    wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes
     a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system
    a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system
  • statistically unrelated  ( orthogonal )
    statistically unrelated
  • not pertinent to the matter under consideration  ( immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal, extraneous )
    not pertinent to the matter under consideration
     an issue extraneous to the debate
    an issue extraneous to the debate
     the price was immaterial
    the price was immaterial
     mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point
    mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point