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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Cartesian(adj)

    a follower of Cartesian thought

  2. Cartesian(adj)

    of or relating to Rene Descartes or his works

    "Cartesian linguistics"


  1. Cartesian(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, Descartes, his mathematical methods, or his philosophy, especially with regard to its emphasis on logical analysis and its mechanistic interpretation of physical nature.

  2. Cartesian(Adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, co-ordinates based on mutually orthogonal axes.

  3. Origin: After Rene Descartes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cartesian(adj)

    of or pertaining to the French philosopher Rene Descartes, or his philosophy

  2. Cartesian(noun)

    an adherent of Descartes

  3. Origin: [From Renatus Cartesius, Latinized from of Ren Descartes: cf. F. cartsien.]


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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cartesian

    kar-tē′zhi-an, adj. relating to the French philosopher René Descartes (1596-1650), or his philosophy.—Cartesian devil, diver, or bottle-imp, a scientific toy named after Descartes, illustrating the principle of specific gravity.

Anagrams for Cartesian »

  1. ascertain, craniates, intracase, sectarian

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How to say Cartesian in sign language?

  1. cartesian


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cartesian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cartesian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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