\dɪskˈɑːts], \dɪskˈɑːts], \d_ɪ_s_k_ˈɑː_t_s]\
Definitions of DESCARTES
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French philosopher and mathematician; developed dualistic theory of mind and matter; introduced the use of coordinates to locate a point in two or three dimensions (1596-1650)
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- Predetermined sets of questions used collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.