from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The horizontal axis of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
  • noun One of three axes in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

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  • noun algebraic geometry 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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  • noun the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system


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