y–axis

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noun y–ax·is \ˈwī-ˌak-səs\

Definition of y–axis

  1. 1 :  the axis of a plane Cartesian coordinate system parallel to which ordinates are measured

  2. 2 :  one of the three axes in a three-dimensional rectangular coordinate system

First Known Use of y–axis

1875


Y–AXIS Defined for Kids

y–axis

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noun y–ax·is \ˈwī-ˌak-ˌsəs\

Definition of y–axis for Students

  1. :  a line of reference usually stretching vertically on a graph

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