# Cartesian coordinate system

## Definitions

### Electronics

- A
__coordinate system__ in which the locations of points are given in reference to the __axes__, numbering two or more. Each of these coordinate axes is perpendicular to the others, and all intersect at a common point called the origin. Each coordinate axis, or Cartesian axis, represents a __plane__ called a __Cartesian plane__. A __number__ of lines, equal to the number of planes, may be drawn from the origin to any given point on a plane or in __space__, and the exact __location__ of this point can be specified by giving the coordinates with respect to the axes. Also called rectangular coordinate system. Its abbreviation is CCS. - acronymCCS

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