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Meaning of coterminal by Wiktionary Dictionary

coterminal


    Etymology

    co- +‎ terminal

    Noun

    coterminal ( plural: coterminals )

    1. ( aviation ) One of a number of terminals or airports which are interchangeable for the purposes of ticketing .

    Adjective

    coterminal ( not comparable )

    1. ( geometry, of two angles ) Differing only by a whole number of complete circles .
      When you try to draw two coterminal angles on a circle, you will find that you only get one line .
    2. ( category theory ) Describing an object in a category, such that there is precisely one morphism that maps that object to every object in the category .
    3. ( university education, of a student ) Simultaneously studying towards two or more separate degrees .
      coterminal student

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