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  1. [coordinate systems] A fixed reference point in a coordinate system from which all other points are calculated, usually represented by the coordinates (0,0) in a planar coordinate system and (0,0,0) in a three-dimensional system. The center of a projection is not always its origin. Media/origin.gif
  2. [Esri software] The primary object in a relationship, such as a feature class containing measurement points.
  3. [network analysis] A network location used in origin-destination cost matrix analysis that specifies a starting location.

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