# cartesian coordinate

- /kaˌtiʒən koʊˈɔdənət/ (
*say*kah.teezhuhn koh'awduhnuht)*noun**Mathematics*

one of the set of numbers that locate a point in a rectilinear two-dimensional (or three-dimensional) system, defined by the perpendicular distances of the point from two (or three) intersecting axes which are at right angles to each other.

Also,**Cartesian coordinate**.

*Australian English dictionary.
2014.*

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