# Definitions for x-axisˈɛksˌæk sɪs; ˈɛksˌæk sizx-axis

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1. x-axisnoun

the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system

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1. x-axisnoun

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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1. x-axis

A Cartesian coordinate system (UK: , US: ) in a plane is a coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely by a pair of numerical coordinates, which are the signed distances to the point from two fixed perpendicular oriented lines called coordinate line is called a coordinate axis or just axis (plural axes) of the system, and the point where they meet is the origin and has (0, 0) as coordinates. Similarly, the position of any point in three-dimensional space can be specified by three Cartesian coordinates, which the signed distances from the point to three mutually perpendicular planes. In general, n Cartesian coordinates specify the point in an n-dimensional Euclidean space for any dimension n. These coordinates are the signed distances from the point to n mutually perpendicular fixed hyperplanes. Cartesian coordinates are named for René Descartes whose invention of them in the 17th century revolutionized mathematics by providing the first systematic link between geometry and algebra. Using the Cartesian coordinate system, geometric shapes (such as curves) can be described by equations involving the coordinates of points of the shape. For example, a circle of radius 2, centered at the origin of the plane, may be described as the set of all points whose coordinates x and y satisfy the equation x2 + y2 = 4. Cartesian coordinates are the foundation of analytic geometry, and provide enlightening geometric interpretations for many other branches of mathematics, such as linear algebra, complex analysis, differential geometry, multivariate calculus, group theory and more. A familiar example is the concept of the graph of a function. Cartesian coordinates are also essential tools for most applied disciplines that deal with geometry, including astronomy, physics, engineering and many more. They are the most common coordinate system used in computer graphics, computer-aided geometric design and other geometry-related data processing.

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of x-axis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of x-axis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

### Examples of x-axis in a Sentence

1. If you really want to compete with Russia and China to prevent the 21st Century from being dominated by a new axis of evil, you must first defeat the Church of Global Warming. As long as that’s the official state religion of the Western world, we haven’t got a prayer.

2. I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy!

3. I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy

4. The biggest effort now is on the western axis. If they collapse on the western axis and our forces reach Golan, you won't hear any more shots inside Falluja.

5. These elections may realign the political axis to a more ideological right versus left, it would be the first time in the history of Colombia that an openly leftist leader, a socialist, may get through to the second round.

## Translations for x-axis

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• eje x
• x-akseli
• axe des x, axe des abscisses
• ציר X
• X軸
• x-akse
• x-axel
• แกน x
• x ekseni, x-ekseni
• x轴

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