Synonyms of orthogonal


1. extraneous, immaterial, impertinent, orthogonal, irrelevant (vs. relevant)

usage: not pertinent to the matter under consideration; "an issue extraneous to the debate"; "the price was immaterial"; "mentioned several impertinent facts before finally coming to the point"

2. orthogonal, unrelated (vs. related)

usage: statistically unrelated

3. orthogonal, rectangular, perpendicular (vs. oblique) (vs. parallel)

usage: having a set of mutually perpendicular axes; meeting at right angles; "wind and sea may displace the ship's center of gravity along three orthogonal axes"; "a rectangular Cartesian coordinate system"

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Definition and meaning of orthogonal (Dictionary)