Definition of post-coordinate in English:

post-coordinate

(also post-co-ordinate, postcoordinate, post co-ordinate)

adjective

  • Designating or relating to an indexing language or retrieval system employing terms denoting fundamental concepts or subject areas, which may be combined in any order to specify more complex concepts when a search request is formulated during information retrieval.

Origin

1960s. From post- + co-ordinate. Compare pre-coordinate.

Pronunciation

post-coordinate

/ˌpəʊs(t)kəʊˈɔːdɪnət/