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y–axis

noun y–ax·is \ˈwī-ˌak-səs\

Definition of Y-AXIS

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
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First Known Use of Y-AXIS

1875
Y-AXIS Defined for Kids

y–axis

noun y–ax·is \ˈwī-ˌak-ˌsəs\

Definition of Y-AXIS for Kids

:  a line of reference usually stretching vertically on a graph

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