# orthogonal

## Definitions

### Computing

- adjective used to describe an instruction made up of independent parameters or parts

### Electronics

- Perpendicular to, or at right angles with something else. Also, related to that which is perpendicular or at right angles relative to something else. For example, Cartesian
__axes__ are orthogonal to each other.

### Health Economics

(written as *Orthogonal*)

A line that lies at a right angle to another or intersects another at a right angle is said to be orthogonal.

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