x-axis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (eks'ak"sis), [key]
— pl. x-ax•es
- Also called(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. under
- (in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of x are measured and at which both y and z equal zero.
- x-axis (Thesaurus)