y-coordinate

noun
y-co·​or·​di·​nate | \ ˌwī-kō-ˈȯrd-nət, -ˈȯr-də-nət How to pronounce y-coordinate (audio) , -də-ˌnāt \

Definition of y-coordinate

: a coordinate whose value is determined by measuring parallel to a y-axis specifically : ordinate

First Known Use of y-coordinate

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Y-coordinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/y-coordinate. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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