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Quadrant - definition(s)


(1) [coordinate systems] In a rectangular coordinate system, any of the quarters formed by the central intersection of x and y axes that divide a plane into four equal parts.

(2) [Euclidean geometry] One quarter of a circle measured from the center, having an arc of 90 degrees.

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Source: esri, 21 July 2012 11:00:33, External 

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