ordinate definition

  • adjective:
    • organized in regular rows, as places in the wings of an insect.
    • arranged on a regular basis in rows; orderly; disposed or arranged in an orderly or regular fashion.
    • Well-ordered; organized; regular; methodical.
  • noun:
    • The airplane Cartesian coordinate representing the length from a specified point to the x-axis, measured parallel toward y-axis.
    • the worth of a coordinate on the straight (Y) axis
    • the exact distance of any point in a curve or a straight range, calculated on a line called the axis of ordinates or on a line parallel to it, from another line labeled as the axis of abscissas, where the matching abscissa of this point is assessed.
    • In analytical geometry, a range accustomed determine the position of a spot in space, attracted from point to the axis of abscissas and parallel on axis of ordinates. See abscissa, and Cartesian co√∂rdinates (under Cartesian).
    • Any one of a collection of parallel chords of a conic in terms of the diameter bisecting all of them. What within good sense had been called semiordinate is now generally called ordinate.
    • the value of a coordinate in the vertical axis
  • verb:
    • to ordain a priest, or consecrate a bishop
    • to align a number of items
    • bring (elements or parts) into correct or desirable coordination correlation
    • appoint to a clerical articles
  • verb-transitive:
    • To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize.
  • others:
    • Regular.
    • Well-regulated; orderly; proper; due.
    • In entomology, put in one or more regular rows: as, ordinate spines, punctures, places, etc.
    • To ordain; appoint.
    • To direct; dispose.

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