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# x-axis

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

• noun The horizontal axis of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
• noun One of three axes in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.

• noun algebraic geometry The axis on a graph that is usually drawn left to right and usually shows the range of values of an independent variable.

• noun the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system

## Etymologies

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## Examples

• The value on the y-axis relative to the value on the x-axis. gwjunkie Says:

• The point for D&D/other nerds should be under the x-axis.

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

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

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

Low culture. 2010

• Her deft touch rotated the Challenger ninety degrees around its y-axis, and then set the ship spinning around the x-axis as it rushed toward the swooping enemy ship.

Star Trek The Next Generation® David A. McIntee 2011

• For example, the x-axis of this chart is based on “cash income.”

• Perhaps what your RP scale needs is an identity x-axis and a context y-axis?

• Her deft touch rotated the Challenger ninety degrees around its y-axis, and then set the ship spinning around the x-axis as it rushed toward the swooping enemy ship.

Star Trek The Next Generation® David A. McIntee 2011

• “Adolescents” can also substitut for “snobs” on the x-axis.