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A member of the set of numbers that locates a point in a Cartesian coordinate system.
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|Noun||1.||Cartesian coordinate - one of the coordinates in a system of coordinates that locates a point on a plane or in space by its distance from two lines or three planes respectively; the two lines or the intersections of the three planes are the coordinate axes|
dimension - one of three Cartesian coordinates that determine a position in space
abscissa - the value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis
ordinate - the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
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