Cartesian plane
noun Date: 1960 a plane whose points are labeled with Cartesian coordinates

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cartesian plane — noun a plane in which all points can be described in Cartesian coordinates • Hypernyms: ↑plane, ↑sheet * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized C : a plane whose points are labeled with Cartesian coordinates …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cartesian plane — noun The set of all points in a planar coordinate system …   Wiktionary

  • Cartesian coordinate system — Illustration of a Cartesian coordinate plane. Four points are marked and labeled with their coordinates: (2, 3) in green, (−3, 1) in red, (−1.5, −2.5) in blue, and the origin (0, 0) in purple. A Cartesian coordinate system specifies each point… …   Wikipedia

  • Plane (geometry) — Two intersecting planes in three dimensional space In mathematics, a plane is a flat, two dimensional surface. A plane is the two dimensional analogue of a point (zero dimensions), a line (one dimension) and a space (three dimensions). Planes can …   Wikipedia

  • Cartesian coordinates — Math. a system of coordinates for locating a point on a plane (Cartesian plane) by its distance from each of two intersecting lines, or in space by its distance from each of three planes intersecting at a point. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cartesian coordinates — Math. a system of coordinates for locating a point on a plane (Cartesian plane) by its distance from each of two intersecting lines, or in space by its distance from each of three planes intersecting at a point. [1885 90] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cartesian product — Cartesian square redirects here. For Cartesian squares in category theory, see Cartesian square (category theory). In mathematics, a Cartesian product (or product set) is a construction to build a new set out of a number of given sets. Each… …   Wikipedia

  • Plane of immanence — is a founding concept in the metaphysics or ontology of French philosopher Gilles Deleuze. Immanence, meaning existing or remaining within generally offers a relative opposition to transcendence, a divine or empirical beyond (constituting the… …   Wikipedia

  • Cartesian coordinates — n. Geom. 1. a pair of numbers that locate a point in a plane by its distances from two fixed, intersecting, usually perpendicular lines in the same plane: see ABSCISSA, ORDINATE 2. a triad of numbers which locate a point in space by its distance… …   English World dictionary

  • Cartesian co-ordinates — plural noun (mathematics) Co ordinates in which the position of a point in a plane or in space is specified by its distances from two lines or three planes respectively • • • Main Entry: ↑Cartesian …   Useful english dictionary

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