- y-axis
- noun Date: 1875 1. the axis of a plane Cartesian coordinate system parallel to which ordinates are measured 2. one of the three axes in a three-dimensional rectangular coordinate system

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- y-axis
- noun Date: 1875 1. the axis of a plane Cartesian coordinate system parallel to which ordinates are measured 2. one of the three axes in a three-dimensional rectangular coordinate system

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

**y-axis**— UK US /ˈwaɪˌæksɪs/ noun [S] GRAPHS & CHARTS ► the vertical line of figures along the side of a graph: »Annual profits over the last 10 years are plotted on the y axis. → See also VERTICAL AXIS(Cf. ↑vertical axis) → Compare X AXIS( … Financial and business terms**y-axis**— [wī′ak΄sis] n. pl. y axes [wī′ak΄sēz] Geom. 1. the vertical, or more nearly vertical, axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system, along which the ordinate is measured 2. a similar axis that is perpendicular to the x axis and the z axis of a… … English World dictionary**y-axis**— noun the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system • Hypernyms: ↑coordinate axis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : the axis of ordinates in a plane Cartesian coordinate system 2. : one of the three axes in a three dimensional rectangular coordinate … Useful english dictionary**y-axis**— y ax•is [[t]ˈwaɪˌæk sɪs[/t]] n. pl. y ax•es [[t]ˈwaɪˌæk siz[/t]] 1) math. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usu. vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured 2) math. (in a three… … From formal English to slang**y-axis**— /wuy ak sis/, n., pl. y axes /wuy ak seez/. Math. 1. Also called axis of ordinates. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usually vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured. See diag. under … Universalium**y-axis**— i. The lateral axis of the aircraft about which an aircraft pitches. Also called the pitch axis, normal axis, z axis, and yawing axis. ii. A vertical two dimensional system of rectangular coordinates. The reference line on which distances above… … Aviation dictionary**y-axis**— noun The axis on a graph that is usually drawn from bottom to top and usually shows the range of values of variable dependent on one other variable, or the second of two independent variables … Wiktionary**y-axis**— vertical axis (Mathematics) … English contemporary dictionary**Y-axis**— /ˈwaɪ æksəs / (say wuy aksuhs) noun the vertical reference axis in a two dimensional Cartesian coordinate system … Australian English dictionary**Y-axis**— Ось ординат, игреков … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии