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Definition of y-axis

What is the definition of "y-axis"?
  • y-axisnoun
  • 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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  • "Here we go … the x-axis is the independent variable (price of chicken) … the y-axis is the dependent variable (squirrel population)."

    "The key to understanding this one is knowing that her dependent variable is on the y-axis, so Insecurity is being predicted by the independent variable on the x-axis, Products."

    "That missing ‘l’ made me misread the y-axis label as something related to atheism."

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