Definition of origin

Definition of origin
  1. origin Noun The beginning of something.
  2. origin Noun The source of a river, information, goods, etc.
  3. origin Noun The point at which the axes of a coordinate system intersect
  4. origin Noun The proximal end of attachment of a muscle to a bone that will not be moved by the action of that muscle.
  5. origin Noun an arbitrary point on the earth's surface, chosen as the zero for a system of coordinates.
  6. origin Noun ancestry
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