Sentence Examples


  • The ordinate whose abscissa is xo+ z H.
  • The measured lengths are marked off on ordinates erected on an abscissa, along which the times are noted.
  • The ordinate of the trapezette will be denoted by u, and the abscissa of this ordinate, i.e.
  • It arises mainly in statistics, when the ordinate of the trapezette represents the relative frequency of occurrence of the magnitude represented by the abscissa x; the magnitude of the abscissa corresponding to the median ordinate is then the " median value of x."
  • Thus PS (or OR) is the abscissa of P. The word appears for the first time in a Latin work written by Stefano degli Angeli (1623-1697), a professor of mathematics in Rome.