Absciss
Absciss \Ab"sciss\, n.; pl. {Abscisses}. See {Abscissa}. [1913 Webster]

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  • absciss — 1. noun /ˈæbsɪs/ Variant of abscissa. 2. verb /ˈæbsɪs/ To abscise …   Wiktionary

  • absciss — ab·sciss …   English syllables

  • absciss — abˈsis verb ( ed/ ing/ es) Etymology: back formation from abscission : abscise …   Useful english dictionary

  • absciss layer — noun see abscission layer * * * absciss layer or abscission layer noun (botany) A layer of parenchymatous cells through which a leaf, branch or bark scale separates off • • • Main Entry: ↑abscind …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abscisses — Absciss Ab sciss, n.; pl. {Abscisses}. See {Abscissa}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periodogram — The periodogram is an estimate of the spectral density of a signal. The term was coined by Arthur Schuster in 1898Schuster, A., On the investigation of hidden periodicities with application to a supposed 26 day period of meteorological phenomena …   Wikipedia

  • abscisse — abscissa / sisˈə/, also absciss or abscisse /abˈsis/ noun (pl abscissae /ab sisˈē or sisˈī/, abscissˈas or abˈscisses) (mathematics) 1. The intercept between a fixed point and the foot of an ordinate 2. The x co ordinate in analytical geometry •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abscissa — Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abscissae — Abscissa Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abscissas — Abscissa Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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