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__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. - acronym CCS

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