z-axis

noun
z-ax·​is | \ ˈzē-ˌak-səs How to pronounce z-axis (audio) ; Canadian, British, and Australian ˈzed- \

Definition of z-axis

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

First Known Use of z-axis

1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Z-axis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/z-axis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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