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z-ax·is

(zē′ăk′sĭs)
n. pl. z-ax·es (zē′ăk′sēz)
One of three axes in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

z-axis

n
(Mathematics) a reference axis of a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system along which the z-coordinate is measured

z-ax•is

(ˈziˌæk sɪs)

n., pl. z-ax•es (ˈziˌæk siz)
(in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along which values of z are measured and at which both x and y equal zero.
[1945–50]

z-ax·is

(zē′ăk′sĭs)
One of the three axes of a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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Noun1.z-axis - the third axis in a 3-dimensional coordinate system
coordinate axis - one of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
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