What is z coordinate? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Multimedia and graphics glossary:

A z coordinate is the third-dimensional coordinate in a volume pixel , or voxel . Together with x and y coordinates , the z coordinate defines a location in a three-dimensional space.

See voxel for more information.

This was last updated in April 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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