# colatitude definition

• noun:
• The complement, in spherical coordinates, of a latitude (the difference between a latitude and 90°).
• The complement regarding the latitude, and/or difference between any latitude and ninety degrees.
• The complement associated with latitude—that is, the essential difference between the latitude, expressed in degrees, and 90°.
• The complement, in spherical coordinates, of a latitude (the essential difference between a latitude and 90°).
• The complement of latitude, and/or distinction between any latitude and ninety degrees.
• The complement of latitude—that is, the essential difference between the latitude, expressed in degrees, and 90°.

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• Sentence for "colatitude"
• The angle θ1 is the colatitude