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In geometry, two points are called coincident when they are actually the same point as each other.[1] The same word has also been used more generally for other forms of incidence or special position between geometric objects.[2]


  1. ^ Cormen, Thomas H.; Leiserson, Charles E.; Rivest, Ronald L.; Stein, Clifford (31 July 2009). Introduction to Algorithms. MIT Press. p. 1042. ISBN 978-0-262-25810-4.
  2. ^ Weisstein, Eric W. "Coincident". MathWorld.