## ordinates

Noun

- plural form of
*ordinate*

- Either or both of the bounding
**ordinates**may be zero; the top, in that case, meets the base at that extremity. - The sides of the trapezette are the " bounding
**ordinates**"; their abscissae being xo and xo+H, where H is the breadth of the trapezette. - From a line drawn through 0 parallel to the
**ordinates**) is equal to the mean distance (§ 32) of the trapezette from this axis; moments with regard to the central ordinate are therefore sometimes described in statistics as " moments about the mean." - The data are then either the bounding
**ordinates**uo, ui, ... - U m _ i, u m of the strips, or their mid-
**ordinates**44.

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