• (a.) Well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical. • (v. t.) To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize. • (n.) 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 poi...

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(or´dĭ-nәt) the vertical line in a graph along which is plotted one of the variables considered in the study, as temperature in a time-temperature study. The other line is called the abscissa.

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*verb* bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; `align the wheels of my car`; `ordinate similar parts`

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*noun* the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

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**Or'di·nate** * adjective* [ Latin

* ordinatus* , past participle 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 reg...

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**Or'di·nate** * noun* * (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. » The o...

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**Or'di·nate** * transitive verb* To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize. * Bp. Hall.*

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In co-ordinate geometry, the ordinate is the y-coordinate of a point (the vertical distance of the point from the horizontal or x-axis). For example, a point with the coordinates (9,6) has an ordinate of 6.

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In coordinate geometry, the *y* coordinate of a point; that is, the vertical distance of the point from the horizontal or *x*-axis. For example, a point with the coordinates (3,4) has an ordinate of 4. See abscissa

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in rows or columns

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ordinate: see Cartesian coordinates.

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The y-coordinate of a point in the plane. See also: Abscissa.

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The y-coordinate, or perpendicular distance from the x-axis, in a system of Cartesian coordinates. Compare with abscissa. See also analytical geometry.

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Type: Term Pronunciation: ōr′di-nāt Definitions: 1. In a plane cartesian coordinate system, the vertical axis (y).

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Well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical. 'A life blissful and ordinate. ... <mathematics> ' Ordinate figure, a figure whose sides and angles are equal; a regular figure. ... Origin: L. Ordinatus, p. P. Of ordinare. See Ordain. ... <geometry> The distance of any point in a curve or a straight line, measured on a line called the axis o...

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[*n]* - the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

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