Definitions for y-axisˈwaɪˌæk sɪs; ˈwaɪˌæk siz
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y-ax•isˈwaɪˌæk sɪs; ˈwaɪˌæk siz(n.)(pl.)y-ax•es
(in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usu. vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured.
(in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of y are measured and at which both x and z equal zero.
Origin of y-axis:
the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system
The axis on a graph that is usually drawn from bottom to top and usually shows the range of values of variable dependent on one other variable, or the second of two independent variables.
Translations for y-axis
- eje ySpanish
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