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Ordinate Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    ordinate n : the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis v
  1. appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church" [syn: ordain, consecrate, order]
  2. bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts" [syn: align, coordinate]
Ordinate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ordinate \Or"di*nate\, a. [L. ordinatus, p. p. of ordinare. See Ordain.] Well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical. ``A life blissful and ordinate.'' --Chaucer. Ordinate figure (Math.), a figure whose sides and angles are equal; a regular figure.
Ordinate Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ordinate \Or"di*nate\, n. (Geom.) The distance of any point in a curve or a straight line, measured on a line called the axis of ordinates or on a line parallel to it, from another line called the axis of abscissas, on which the corresponding abscissa of the point is measured. Note: The ordinate and abscissa, taken together, are called co["o]rdinates, and define the position of the point with reference to the two axes named, the intersection of which is called the origin of co["o]rdinates. See Coordinate.

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  • Ordinate: In mathematics , ordinate refers to that element of an ordered pair which represents the distance traveled parallel to the vertical axis ...
  • Virginal Co Ordinates: Virginal Co Ordinates is an album by Eyvind Kang , released in 2004 by Ipecac Recordings Track listing: All tracks written by Eyvind Kang. " ...
  • Coordinate system: For geographical coordinates on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Geographical coordinates . In geometry , a coordinate system is a ...
  • Cartesian coordinate system: The value of x is called the x-coordinate or abscissa and the value of y is called the y-coordinate or ordinate . The choices of letters ...
  • Geographic coordinate system: small yes. File:WorldMapLongLat-eq-circles-tropics-non. png | Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude ...
  • Plücker coordinates: the classic case of lines in projective 3-space | general Plücker coordinates | Plücker embedding date February 2011 In geometry , Plücker ...

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