x-intercept

noun
x-in·​ter·​cept | \ˈeks-ˈin-tər-ˌsept \

Definition of x-intercept 

: the x-coordinate of a point where a line, curve, or surface intersects the x-axis

First Known Use of x-intercept

circa 1939, in the meaning defined above

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