The point at which the axes of a Cartesian coordinate system intersect. The coordinates of the origin are (0,0) in two dimensions and (0,0,0) in three dimensions.
The solid central part of a comet, typically several kilometers in diameter and composed of ice, frozen gases, and embedded chunks of rock and dust. It is the permanent part of a comet from which the coma and tail are generated as the comet approaches the Sun.
A principle, theory, law, etc. serving as a basis; essential part
The embedded part of an organ or structure such as a hair, tooth, or nerve, that serves as a base or support.
A fundamental principle or underlying concept.
An indispensable and fundamental basis:
A pattern or schedule for proceeding:
(--- Math.) An aliquot part
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