ordinate

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English[edit]

A point in the Cartesian plane; y is the ordinate.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ordino, ordinatus. Doublet of ordain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (noun, adjective) IPA(key): /ˈɔː(ɹ)dɪnət/
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  • (verb) IPA(key): /ˈɔː(ɹ)dɪneɪt/
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Noun[edit]

ordinate (plural ordinates)

  1. (geometry) The second of the two terms by which a point is referred to, in a system of fixed rectilinear coordinate (Cartesian coordinate) axes.
    The point has 3 as its abscissa and 2 as its ordinate.
  2. (geometry) The vertical line representing an axis of a Cartesian coordinate system, on which the ordinate (sense above) is shown.

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ordinate (third-person singular simple present ordinates, present participle ordinating, simple past and past participle ordinated)

  1. (transitive) to ordain a priest, or consecrate a bishop
  2. (transitive) to align a series of objects

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Adjective[edit]

ordinate (comparative more ordinate, superlative most ordinate)

  1. arranged regularly in rows; orderly; disposed or arranged in an orderly or regular fashion.

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ordinate f

  1. plural of ordinata

Adjective[edit]

ordinate f pl

  1. feminine plural of ordinato

Verb[edit]

ordinate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of ordinare
  2. second-person plural present subjunctive of ordinare
  3. second-person plural imperative of ordinare
  4. feminine plural past participle of ordinare

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

ōrdināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ōrdinātus

References[edit]

  • ordinate in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ordinate in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette