Definitions for ordinateˈɔr dnˌɪt, -ˌeɪt
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the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis
ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order(verb)
appoint to a clerical posts
"he was ordained in the Church"
align, ordinate, coordinate(verb)
bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation
"align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"
the value of a coordinate on the vertical (Y) axis
to ordain a priest, or consecrate a bishop
to align a series of objects
arranged regularly in rows; orderly; disposed or arranged in an orderly or regular fashion.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
In a system of plane co-ordinates (see Co-ordinates), the distance of any point from the axis of abscissas measured parallel to the axis of ordinates.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We assume that the brain controls each eye independently with independent units of eye movements but there is a higher level of control that can co-ordinate these two. So each eye knows exactly what the other eye sees and vice versa.
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