- the act of coordinate, coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect.
- 1919: Robert W. Chambers, In Secret
- :Then there's the State Service and the police and several other services. And there is no proper co-ordination, no single head for all these agencies.
- the resulting state of working together; cooperation; synchronization
- 1900: Irving Bacheller, Eben Holden, A Tale of the North Country
- :We stood dodging each other a moment with that unfortunate co-ordination of purpose men sometimes encounter when passing each other.
- the ability to coordinate one's senses and physical movements in order to act skillfully.
- :I'm terrible at sports -- I have no .
- (context, possibly archaic) the state of being equal in rank or power.
- c. 1833: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Specimens of the Table Talk of Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- :There are two possible modes of unity in a State; one by absolute of each to all, and of all to each; the other by subordination of classes and offices.
- (grammar) an equal joining together two or more phrases or clauses, for example, using and, or, or but.
- (chemistry) The reaction of one or more ligands with a metal ion to form a coordination compound
Etymology: From coordinationem (nominative of coordinatio), from coordinare.
- French: coordination
- German: Koordination
- Italian: coordinazione
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