# 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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