Definitions
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
 n. The horizontal axis of a twodimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
 n. One of three axes in a threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/ShareAlike License
 n. The axis on a graph that is usually drawn left to right and usually shows the range of values of an independent variable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
 n. the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system
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Examples

Perhaps what your RP scale needs is an identity xaxis and a context yaxis?

For example, the xaxis of this chart is based on “cash income.”

Her deft touch rotated the Challenger ninety degrees around its yaxis, and then set the ship spinning around the xaxis as it rushed toward the swooping enemy ship.

Once again, we need a line graph with “religious references” on the xaxis, and “number of comments” on the y.

The graph itself needs to be rotated 90 degrees, so that size is indeed the xaxis and shame the yaxis, but simply switching the labels is ineffective, as it changes (and makes wrong) the meaning of the graph.

“Adolescents” can also substitut for “snobs” on the xaxis.

December 18th, 2009 at 12: 32 pm further down the xaxis the line dives all the way down to contempt.

The value on the yaxis relative to the value on the xaxis. gwjunkie Says:

The point for D&D/other nerds should be under the xaxis.

As you age, you move along the xaxis until you get to the end of the curve.
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