Definitions of ordinate

To appoint, to regulate; to harmonize.

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.

A straight line in a curve terminated on both sides by the curve and bisected by the diameter.

A straight line in a curve terminated by its eides and bisected by the axes.

In math., a straight line drawn from any point in a curve perpendicular to another straight line called the abscissa the ordinate and abscissa taken together being called co ordinates.

ORDINATELY.

Well ordered; orderly; regular; methodical.

In order: regular.

Characterized by regularity or order; regular.

Methodical; orderly.

Having the markings or ornamentation arranged in rows.