z-coordinate

noun
z-co·​or·​di·​nate | \ ˌzē-kō-ˈȯrd-nət How to pronounce z-coordinate (audio) ; -ˈȯr-də-nət, -də-ˌnāt; Canadian, British, and Australian ˌzed-\

Definition of z-coordinate

: a coordinate whose value is determined by measuring parallel to a z-axis

First Known Use of z-coordinate

circa 1956, in the meaning defined above

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