What does z-order mean?

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  1. z-order(Noun)

    The order in which objects should be drawn to display correctly.

    When you click on a window it is brought to the top of the z-order so that you can see it.

  2. z-order(Noun)

    A property of a graphical object that indicates its position in the z-order.

    To get the rectangle to hide some of the text, make its z-order higher.

  3. Origin: Analogous to z-axis.


  1. Z-order

    Z-order is an ordering of overlapping two-dimensional objects, such as windows in a graphical user interface, shapes in a vector graphics editor, or objects in a 3D application. One of the features of a typical GUI is that windows may overlap, so that one window hides part or all of another. When two windows overlap, their Z-order determines which one appears on top of the other.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of z-order in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of z-order in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aristotle:

    Law is order, and good law is good order.

  2. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    I wish our clever young poets would remember my homely definitions of prose and poetry that is prose words in their best order-poetry the best words in the best order.

  3. Donald Trump:

    The order he blocked was a watered-down version of the first order that was also blocked by another judge and should have never been blocked to start with, this new order was tailored to the dictates of the 9th Circuit's -- in my opinion -- flawed ruling.

  4. Chinese Proverb:

    If there is light in the soul, There will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, There will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, There will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, There will be peace in the world.

  5. Chris Williamson:

    With inflows of new orders slowing sharply, there's a good chance that production growth will deteriorate further in December, unless order book growth picks up, factories will inevitably soon turn to cutting jobs in order to bring capacity down in line with weaker demand.

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