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Ordinate vs. Ordinal

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Ordinaladjective

Indicating position in a sequence.

Ordinatenoun

(geometry) The vertical line representing an axis of a Cartesian coordinate system, on which the ordinate (sense above) is shown.

Ordinaladjective

(taxonomy) Pertaining to a taxon at the rank of order.

Ordinateverb

(transitive) to ordain a priest, or consecrate a bishop

Ordinaladjective

(nautical) Intercardinal.

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Ordinateverb

(transitive) to align a series of objects

Ordinalnoun

An ordinal number such as first, second and third.

Ordinateadjective

arranged regularly in rows; orderly; disposed or arranged in an orderly or regular fashion.

Ordinalnoun

A book used in the ordination of Anglican ministers, or in certain Roman Catholic services

Ordinateadjective

Well-ordered; orderly; regular; methodical.

Ordinaladjective

Indicating order or succession; as, the ordinal numbers, first, second, third, etc. Contrasted to cardinal.

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Ordinatenoun

The distance of any point in a curve or a straight line, measured on a line called the axis of ordinates or on a line parallel to it, from another line called the axis of abscissas, on which the corresponding abscissa of the point is measured.

Ordinaladjective

Of or pertaining to an order.

Ordinateverb

To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize.

Ordinalnoun

A word or number denoting order or succession.

Ordinatenoun

the value of a coordinate on the vertical axis

Ordinalnoun

The book of forms for making, ordaining, and consecrating bishops, priests, and deacons.

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Ordinateverb

appoint to a clerical posts;

‘he was ordained in the Church’;

Ordinalnoun

A book containing the rubrics of the Mass.

Ordinateverb

bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation;

‘align the wheels of my car’; ‘ordinate similar parts’;

Ordinalnoun

the number designating place in an ordered sequence

Ordinaladjective

of or relating to a taxonomic order;

‘family and ordinal names of animals and plants’;

Ordinaladjective

being or denoting a numerical order in a series;

‘ordinal numbers’; ‘held an ordinal rank of seventh’;

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