Definitions for z-axisˈziˌæk sɪs; ˈziˌæk siz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

z-ax•isˈziˌæk sɪs; ˈziˌæk siz(n.)(pl.)z-ax•es

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. z-axis(noun)

    the third axis in a 3-dimensional coordinate system


  1. z-axis(Noun)

    : The axis on a graph that is usually drawn as if vertical and usually shows the range of values of a variable dependent on two other variables.


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