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1. y-axis

the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system

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

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nounWord forms: plural ˈy-ˌaxes (ˈwaɪˌæksiz ; wīˈakˌsēz) Geometry
the vertical, or more nearly vertical, axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system, along which the ordinate is measured
a similar axis that is perpendicular to the x-axis and the z-axis of a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system

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

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