- x-axis
- noun Date: 1886 1. the axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system parallel to which abscissas are measured 2. one of the three axes in a three-dimensional rectangular coordinate system

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- x-axis
- noun Date: 1886 1. the axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system parallel to which abscissas are measured 2. one of the three axes in a three-dimensional rectangular coordinate system

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**x-axis**— UK US /ˈeksˌæksɪs/ noun [S] GRAPHS & CHARTS ► the horizontal line of figures along the bottom of a graph, often representing time: »The x axis represents expenditure and the y axis profit. → See also HORIZONTAL AXIS(Cf. ↑horizontal axis) →… … Financial and business terms**x-axis**— [eks′ak΄sis] n. pl. x axes [eks′ak΄sēz] Geom. 1. the horizontal, or more nearly horizontal, axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system, along which the abscissa is measured 2. a similar axis that is perpendicular to the y axis and the z axis of… … English World dictionary**x-axis**— noun the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system • Hypernyms: ↑coordinate axis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the axis of abscissas in a plane Cartesian coordinate system 2. : one of the three axes in a three dimensional rectangular… … Useful english dictionary**x-axis**— x ax•is [[t]ˈɛksˌæk sɪs[/t]] n. pl. x ax•es [[t]ˈɛksˌæk siz[/t]] 1) math. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usu. horizontal, along which the abscissa is measured and from which the ordinate is measured 2) math. (in a three… … From formal English to slang**x-axis**— /eks ak sis/, n., pl. x axes /eks ak seez/. Math. 1. 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. See diag.… … Universalium**x-axis**— i. The longitudinal axis of an aircraft around which the aircraft rolls and banks. Also called a rolling axis. ii. The horizontal axis in a system of rectangular coordinates. The line on which distances to the right or the left (east or west) of… … Aviation dictionary**x-axis**— noun The axis on a graph that is usually drawn left to right and usually shows the range of values of an independent variable … Wiktionary**x-axis**— horizontal axis (Mathematics) … English contemporary dictionary**X-axis**— /ˈɛks æksəs / (say eks aksuhs) noun the horizontal reference axis in a two dimensional Cartesian coordinate system … Australian English dictionary**x-axis**— UK / US noun [singular] maths a fixed line that goes from left to right and is used for showing measurements or for finding the position of points on a graph … English dictionary