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Definition of 'orthogonal'

Adjective

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: extraneous immaterial impertinent
  2. statistically unrelated
  3. 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"
       Synonyms: rectangular


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