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y–intercept

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noun y–in·ter·cept \ˈwī-ˈin-tər-ˌsept\

Definition of y–intercept

  1. :  the y-coordinate of a point where a line, curve, or surface intersects the y-axis



Circa 1939

First Known Use of y–intercept

circa 1939


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