y-coordinate
noun Date: 1927 a coordinate whose value is determined by measuring parallel to a y-axis; specifically ordinate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Y-coordinate — У координата, ордината …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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  • y-axis — noun the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system • Hypernyms: ↑coordinate axis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the axis of ordinates in a plane Cartesian coordinate system 2. : one of the three axes in a three dimensional rectangular coordinate …   Useful english dictionary

  • y-intercept — noun Date: circa 1939 the y coordinate of a point where a line, curve, or surface intersects the y axis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • y-intercept — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : the y coordinate of the point where a line, curve, or surface intersects the y axis …   Useful english dictionary

  • y-axis — y ax•is [[t]ˈwaɪˌæk sɪs[/t]] n. pl. y ax•es [[t]ˈwaɪˌæk siz[/t]] 1) math. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usu. vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured 2) math. (in a three… …   From formal English to slang

  • y-axis — [wī′ak΄sis] n. pl. y axes [wī′ak΄sēz] Geom. 1. the vertical, or more nearly vertical, axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system, along which the ordinate is measured 2. a similar axis that is perpendicular to the x axis and the z axis of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Coordinate system — For geographical coordinates on Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:WikiProject Geographical coordinates. In geometry, a coordinate system is a system which uses one or more numbers, or coordinates, to uniquely determine the position of a point or other… …   Wikipedia

  • Coordinate-measuring machine — A coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is a device for measuring the physical geometrical characteristics of an object. This machine may be manually controlled by an operator or it may be computer controlled. Measurements are defined by a probe… …   Wikipedia

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