# x-axis

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## x-ax·is

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

## x-axis

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

## x-ax•is

(ˈɛksˌæk sɪs)

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

## x-ax·is

(ĕks′ăk′sĭs)
1. The horizontal 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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 Noun 1 x-axis - the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate systemcoordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
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## x-axis

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