z-axis
noun Date: 1929 one of the axes in a three-dimensional rectangular coordinate system

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  • z-axis — [zē′ak΄sis] n. pl. z axes [zē′ak΄sēz] Geom. in a three dimensional Cartesian coordinate system, the axis that is perpendicular to the x axis and the y axis and that is used to measure or plot the values of z …   English World dictionary

  • z-axis — noun the third axis in a 3 dimensional coordinate system • Hypernyms: ↑coordinate axis * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : one of the axes in a three dimensional rectangular coordinate system : a line perpendicular to the plane of a polar coordinate… …   Useful english dictionary

  • z-axis — z ax•is [[t]ˈziˌæk sɪs[/t]] n. pl. z ax•es [[t]ˈziˌæk siz[/t]] math. (in a three dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of z are measured and at which both x and y equal zero • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • z-axis — /zee ak sis/, n., pl. z axes /zee ak seez/. Math. (in a three dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of z are measured and at which both x and y equal zero. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • z-axis — noun The axis on a graph that is usually drawn as if vertical and usually shows the range of values of a variable dependent on two other variables …   Wiktionary

  • z-axis — The vertical, normal, or yaw axis of an aircraft …   Aviation dictionary

  • Z-axis — Ось аппликат, ось Z …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • z-axis alignment — tapatinimas pagal z ašį statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. z axis alignment vok. Höhenjustierung, f; Justierung in z Richtung, f rus. совмещение по оси z, n pranc. alignement sur l axe z, m …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Z (disambiguation) — Z is the twenty sixth and last letter of the Latin alphabetZ may also refer to:In science and computing: * mathbb{Z}, the notation for the set of Integers * Haplogroup Z (mtDNA), a human mitochondrial DNA haplogroup * W and Z bosons, carriers of… …   Wikipedia

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