GIS Dictionary

x,y event

A simple coordinate pair that describes the location of a feature, such as a set of latitude and longitude ...

x-axis

In a planar coordinate system, the horizontal line that runs right and left (east and west of) the ...

XMI

Acronym for XML Metadata Interchange. A standard that specifies how to store a UML model in an XML file.

XML

Acronym for Extensible Markup Language. Developed by the W3C, a standardized general purpose markup language for designing text formats ...

XPath

A language used to find specific parts of an XML document and compute values from the document's content.

XSL

Acronym for Extensible Style Language. A set of standards for defining XML document presentation and transformation. An XSL style ...

XSLT

Acronym for Extensible Style Language Transformations. A language for transforming the tagged content in an XML document into an ...