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y-ax·is

(wī′ăk′sĭs)
n. pl. y-ax·es (wī′ăk′sēz)
1. The vertical axis of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
2. One of three axes in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

y-axis

n
(Mathematics) a reference axis, usually vertical, of a graph or two- or three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system along which the y-coordinate is measured

y-ax•is

(ˈwaɪˌæk sɪs)

n., pl. y-ax•es (ˈwaɪˌæk siz)
1. (in a plane Cartesian coordinate system) the axis, usu. vertical, along which the ordinate is measured and from which the abscissa is measured.
2. (in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of y are measured and at which both x and z equal zero.
[1925–30]

y-ax·is

(wī′ăk′sĭs)
1. The vertical axis of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
2. One of the three axes of a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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Noun1.y-axis - the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system
coordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
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y-axis

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