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The corresponding value of y determines a point P in accordance with the rule that x is the abscissa and y the ordinate of P.
To any value of x there corresponds a point N on the axis of x, in accordance with the rule that x is the abscissa of N.
Curves have been prepared having pressure as an abscissa and elasticity as ordinate.Paint Technology and Tests|Henry A. Gardner
The curve then crosses the abscissa upwards, and the positive curvature reaches a maximum.
Abscissa represents duration of exposure and quantity of incident light.