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x-ax·is

x-axis

 
pronunciation:
eks aek sihs
part of speech: noun
inflections: x-axes
definition 1: in a two-dimensional coordinate system, the horizontal axis, along which the x ordinates are measured.
definition 2: in three dimensions, the axis along which the x ordinates are measured and at which the y and z ordinates are zero.