1706, in the meaning defined above
New Latin (linea) ordinate (applicata), literally, line applied in an orderly manner
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“Ordinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ordinate. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.
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