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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

Examples of z-order in a Sentence

  1. Atlas Obscura:

    Law Order SVU.

  2. Paul Gauguin:

    I shut my eyes in order to see.

  3. Chief Executive Joe Kaeser:

    Disorder is the new world order.

  4. Adan Riaz:

    Dearness is the order of the day

  5. Pearl Bailey:

    We must change in order to survive.

Images & Illustrations of z-order

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