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Cartesian coordinate

Definitions of Cartesian coordinate
  1. noun
    one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes
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    types:
    dimension
    one of three Cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space
    abscissa
    the value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis
    ordinate
    the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
    type of:
    co-ordinate, coordinate
    a number that identifies a position relative to an axis
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