orthogonality, perpendicularity, orthogonal opposition(noun)
the relation of opposition between things at right angles
the quality of lying or intersecting at right angles
the property of being orthogonal
In mathematics, orthogonality is the relation of two lines at right angles to one another, and the generalization of this relation into n dimensions; and to a variety of mathematical relations thought of as describing non-overlapping, uncorrelated, or independent objects of some kind. The concept of orthogonality has been broadly generalized in mathematics, science, and engineering, especially since the beginning of the 16th century. Much of it has involved the concepts of mathematical functions, calculus, and linear algebra.
The numerical value of orthogonality in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of orthogonality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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