### Definition Of origin

**noun**

a fixed point from which coordinates are measured, as where axes intersect.

Given ABC, we may assume its vertices lie on a circle centered at the origin of a Cartesian coordinate system.

the place or point where a muscle, nerve, or other body part arises, in particular.

the point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived.

a novel theory about the origin of oil

### Example Of origin

a family of peasant **origin**

a novel theory about the **origin** of oil

A simple fascicle of the biceps inserting into the **origin** of the pronator teres Macalister has seen three times.

For example, the equations describing ordinary dynamics do not depend on where the **origin** of the co-ordinate system is.

Furthermore, it is an immediate consequence of Newton's Laws that the center of gravity of the two bodies can serve as the **origin** of an inertial coordinate system.

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