x-coordinate

noun

x-co·​or·​di·​nate
ˌeks-kō-ˈȯrd-nət;
-ˈȯr-də-nət How to pronounce x-coordinate (audio)
-də-ˌnāt
: a coordinate whose value is determined by measuring parallel to an x-axis
specifically : abscissa

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of x-coordinate was in 1927

Dictionary Entries Near x-coordinate

Cite this Entry

“X-coordinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/x-coordinate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

x-coordinate

noun
x-co·​or·​di·​nate
ˌeks-kō-ˈȯrd-nət,
-ᵊn-ət
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