Definitions for x-axisˈɛksˌæk sɪs; ˈɛksˌæk siz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

x-ax•isˈɛksˌæk sɪs; ˈɛksˌæk siz(n.)(pl.)x-ax•es

  1. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usu. horizontal, along which the abscissa is measured and from which the ordinate is measured.

    Category: Math

  2. (in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of x are measured and at which both y and z equal zero.

    Category: Math

Origin of x-axis:

1925–30

Princeton's WordNet

  1. x-axis(noun)

    the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system

Wiktionary

  1. x-axis(Noun)

    The axis on a graph that is usually drawn left to right and usually shows the range of values of an independent variable.

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