noun

# Cartesian coordinate

Cartesian coordinate

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(*plural* Cartesian coordinates)

- (geometry) The coordinates of a point measured from an origin along a horizontal axis from left to right (the
*x-axis*) and along a vertical axis from bottom to top (the*y-axis*). This can be extended to three-dimensions by the z-axis perpendicular to the x- and y-axes.

**MLA Style**

"Cartesian coordinate." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 11 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/cartesian-coordinate>.

**APA Style**

Cartesian coordinate. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/cartesian-coordinate