Cartesian plane


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Cartesian plane

n.
A plane having all points described by Cartesian coordinates.
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Noun1.Cartesian plane - a plane in which all points can be described in Cartesian coordinates
plane, sheet - (mathematics) an unbounded two-dimensional shape; "we will refer to the plane of the graph as the X-Y plane"; "any line joining two points on a plane lies wholly on that plane"
Translations
plano cartesiano
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As in the earlier example, the area involved is small enough that a rectangular Cartesian plane can be safely used, and the issue of the earth's curvature, and thus of projection, can be ignored.
Progressing along its lone axis, the book is a sequence of 294 different dissections of the Cartesian plane.