y-axis

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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

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 Students

:a line of reference usually stretching vertically on a graph

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