Cartesian plane

noun

: a plane whose points are labeled with Cartesian coordinates

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cartesian plane was in 1960

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“Cartesian plane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cartesian%20plane. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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