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Coordination   /koʊˌɔrdənˈeɪʃən/   Listen

The skillful and effective interaction of movements.
The regulation of diverse elements into an integrated and harmonious operation.
The grammatical relation of two constituents having the same grammatical form.
Being of coordinate importance, rank, or degree.

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"Coordination" Quotes from Famous Books

... of his people. At present the living was small, just as at first the pioneer opening the country had wrested but a scanty livelihood from the stubborn wilderness; nevertheless, he could feel—whether he stopped to think it out or not—that his efforts had that coordination with the trend of humanity which makes subtly for satisfaction and happiness. Bob looked about the mill yard with an understanding eye. This work was necessary; but ...
— The Rules of the Game • Stewart Edward White

... north, to which may be ascribed the final breaking of the lines that had so long protected Warsaw, had been carefully planned and undoubtedly was timed in coordination with the movements of Mackensen's armies on the south, striking the Russians just when Mackensen and the Archduke Josef, having had time for recuperation and preparation for another push forward after the check administered at Krasnik, ...
— The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) - Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes • Francis J. Reynolds, Allen L. Churchill, and Francis Trevelyan

... is effected by the power of coordination. In voluntary actions coordination is accompanied by conscious control.[9] But coordination is not a function of the higher cerebral centers, that is, of consciousness. How the connection is made between the higher cerebral centers and the lower motor ...
— The Psychology of Singing - A Rational Method of Voice Culture Based on a Scientific Analysis of All Systems, Ancient and Modern • David C. Taylor

... is responsible for the coordination of the service, for the selection, ordering, classifying, and cataloguing of new books and their dispatch to district offices, the maintenance of a comprehensive collection of children's and young people's books used to ...
— Report of the National Library Service for the Year Ended 31 March 1958 • G. T. Alley and National Library Service (New Zealand)

... element of haphazard is generally combined with a series of coincidences. Looking back over the developments that led to gigantic contributions to our civilization, one cannot fail to be struck by the coordination of events. Apparently there always has been a conspiracy of natural forces to compel men of thought and resourcefulness to add another asset ...
— How To Write Special Feature Articles • Willard Grosvenor Bleyer

... parts of the brain there is still very considerable doubt. With disease or willful destruction of the cerebral tissue the personal initiative is affected— the animal becomes more distinctly a mechanism; the cerebellum is probably concerned in the coordination of muscular movements; and the medulla is a centre for the higher and more complicated respiratory reflexes, yawning, coughing, and so on. The great majority of reflex actions centre, however, in the spinal cord, and do ...
— Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata • H. G. Wells

... and to a pointed degree, that in the impeachment and trial of Andrew Johnson the quality of coordination of the three great Departments of Government—the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial—was directly involved—the House of Representatives as prosecutor—the President as defendant—the Senate sitting as the trial court in which the Chief Justice ...
— History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, • Edumud G. Ross

Words linked to "Coordination" :   grammatical relation, incoordination, synchronisation, timing, coordinate, categorization, classification, categorisation, skillfulness, coordination compound, synchronizing, sorting, synchronization, proration

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