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There are two tags for the same thing: and . They should probably be synonyms.

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Yup, you're right. With nearly 1300 questions tagged (plural) and about 100 questions tagged (singular), there's little doubt that the plural should be the canonical name and the singular removed or synonymized (is that the word?).

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You are correct, sir –  Asad Dec 14 '12 at 23:12
coordinate should just be killed. It's very rare that people actually refer to coordinates outside of the plural form, and typing in the singular form in the tag box will bring up the plural form of it, so it doesn't make sense to even keep the singular form around (since new tags can't be the singular or plural form of an existing tag now). –  animuson Dec 14 '12 at 23:34
'coordinate' singular might used sometimes as a verb 'coordinate the processes'. Since it has no wiki summary, that will require scrutiny of the questions to ensure that 'coordinates' (which does have a wiki summary referring to 'groups of numbers to describe the position of an object'). But I tend to agree that burninating 'coordinate' is likely the correct solution. –  Jonathan Leffler Dec 15 '12 at 1:30
@JonathanLeffler I don't think that using coordinate as verb is a much helpful tag. –  kiamlaluno Dec 15 '12 at 2:02

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