xaxis
[ eksaksis ]
/ ˈɛksˌæk sɪs /

noun, plural xax·es [eksakseez] /ˈɛksˌæk siz/. Mathematics.
Also called axis of abscissas. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usually horizontal, along which the abscissa is measured and from which the ordinate is measured.
(in a threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of x are measured and at which both y and z equal zero.
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Nearby words
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Origin of xaxis
First recorded in 1925–30
Can be confused
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Examples from the Web for xaxis
The tracer is then placed on the xaxis of the ycurve and clamped to the carriage, and the instrument is ready for use.
British Dictionary definitions for xaxis
xaxis
noun
a reference axis, usually horizontal, of a graph or two or threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system along which the x coordinate is measured
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Science definitions for xaxis
xaxis
[ ĕks′ăk′sĭs ]
The horizontal axis of a twodimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
One of the three axes of a threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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