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### Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Ordinate'

**Ordinate Meaning and Definition**from

**WordNet (r) 2.0**

- ordinate
n : the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
v
- appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church" [syn: ordain, consecrate, order]
- bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts" [syn: align, coordinate]

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**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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### Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Ordinate'

- Ordinate: In mathematics , ordinate refers to that element of an ordered pair which represents the distance traveled parallel to the vertical axis
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**...** - 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
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