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Meaning of "y-axis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF Y-AXIS

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF Y-AXIS

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determiner
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Y-Axis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES Y-AXIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

y-axis

Cartesian coordinate system

A Cartesian coordinate system is a coordinate system that specifies each point uniquely in a plane by a pair of numerical coordinates, which are the signed distances from the point to two fixed perpendicular directed lines, measured in the same unit of length. Each reference line is called a coordinate axis or just axis of the system, and the point where they meet is its origin, usually at ordered pair. The coordinates can also be defined as the positions of the perpendicular projections of the point onto the two axes, expressed as signed distances from the origin. One can use the same principle to specify the position of any point in three-dimensional space by three Cartesian coordinates, its signed distances to three mutually perpendicular planes. In general, n Cartesian coordinates specify the point in an n-dimensional Euclidean space for any dimension n. These coordinates are equal, up to sign, to distances from the point to n mutually perpendicular hyperplanes. Cartesian coordinate system with a circle of radius 2 centered at the origin marked in red.

Definition of y-axis in the English dictionary

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

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE Y-AXIS

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y´all
Y´s
Y2K
ya
yaar
yaba
yabba
yabber
yabbie
yabby
Yablonoi Mountains
Yablonovy Mountains
yacca
yacht
yacht club

WORDS THAT END LIKE Y-AXIS

anaphylaxis
axis
chemoprophylaxis
chemotaxis
epistaxis
major axis
minor axis
neutral axis
optic axis
phototaxis
phylaxis
polar axis
praxis
principal axis
prophylaxis
stereotaxis
tachyphylaxis
taxis
x-axis
z-axis

Synonyms and antonyms of y-axis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «y-axis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF Y-AXIS

Find out the translation of y-axis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of y-axis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «y-axis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

y轴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eje y
570 millions of speakers

English

y-axis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शाफ़्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المحور ص
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Y- ось
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eixo y
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অজ্ঞাত রাশির দ্বিতীয়টি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

l´axe y
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Paksi y
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

y - Achse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Y軸
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

y 축은
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumbu y
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trục y
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒய் அச்சில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Y- अक्ष
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Y-ekseni,
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asse y
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Oś y
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Y-ось
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

axa y
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άξονα y
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

y -as
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

y-axeln
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

y - akse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of y-axis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «Y-AXIS»

The term «y-axis» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.977 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about y-axis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «Y-AXIS»

Discover the use of y-axis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to y-axis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Using Microsoft Office Excel 2003
The x- and y-axes in a chart have different scaling options because they represent different things; usually, the x- axis represents categories of data, and the y-axis represents the values corresponding to those categories. You can adjust the ...
Patrick Blattner, 2004
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Precalculus the Easy Way
... as shown in Figure 6.3. • Reflecting y = f (x) over the y-axis. Replacing x with -x reflects the graph ofy = f (x) over the y-axis. For example, the graph of y = (-x)2 -x is the reflection of the graph ofy = x2 + x over the y-axis, as shown in Figure 6.4.
Lawrence S. Leff, 2005
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College Physics: Reasoning and Relationships
... Figure P1.47 48. A vector has components Ax 54 m and Ay 23 m. Find the length of the vector A S and the angle it makes with the x axis. 49. A vector of length of 2.5 m makes an angle of 38° with the y axis. Find the components of the vector.
Nicholas Giordano, 2009
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Calculus with Analytic Geometry
7 A solid has as its base the region in the xy-plane bounded by the graphs of y2 = 4x and x = 4. If every cross section by a plane perpendicular to the y-axis is a semicircle, find the volume of the solid. 8 A solid has as its base the region in the  ...
Earl William Swokowski, 1979
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Mathematica ® in the Laboratory
Such information could be plotted on a normal graph where smaller values are plotted lower down the y-axis, but then bright objects would be plotted below fainter objects — and astronomers like to plot brighter objects higher up the y- axis ...
Samuel Dick, 1997
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Engineering with Mathcad: Using Mathcad to Create and ...
Figure 11.13 Multiple plots You can also use multiple variables on the x-axis and then plot corresponding expressions on the y-axis. To do this, type a comma after entering the variable name on the x-axis. This places a new placeholder ...
Brent Maxfield, 2006
7
Mechanics of Materials
If we now assume that the y axis is the neutral axis, we will arrive at similar conclusions. The stresses sx are given by Eq. (6-33) and the bending moments are My A Mz A sxz dA sxy dA kzE A z2dA kzE yz dA A kzEIy kzEIyz (6-36a) (6-36b ) in ...
James Gere, Barry Goodno, 2008
8
GMAT For Dummies
11 y-axis: The y-axis is the vertical axis (number line) on a coordinate plane in which values or numbers start at the origin, which has a value of 0. Numbers increase in value going up from the origin and decrease in value going down.
Scott Hatch, Lisa Zimmer Hatch, 2006
9
College Algebra
Graph (0, b), the point at which the line crosses the y-axis. Use the slope to locate at least one additional point. Example: The graph of the equation y = 3x + 1 crosses the y-axis at 1 (0, 1 ). Since the slope of the line is 3 I = — L you can obtain ...
Lawrence S. Leff, 2005
10
Microsoft Office Excel 2007 - Illustrated Complete
Data values in two-dimensional charts are plotted on the vertical y-axis (often called the value axis because it usually shows value levels). Categories are plotted on the horizontal x-axis (often called the category axis because it usually shows ...
Elizabeth Reding, Lynn Wermers, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «Y-AXIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term y-axis is used in the context of the following news items.
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It's OK not to start your y-axis at zero
We make thousands of charts a year at Quartz, and when we receive complaints about them, it's usually that the y-axis doesn't start at zero. «Quartz, Jun 15»
2
Radiation Island Update Adds Inverted Y Axis Controller Support …
While there is no new content to speak of - enemies, locations, weapons, etc - the update does bring the long sought after inverted Y-axis option for players. «Gamenguide, Feb 15»
3
Doosan introduces compact multi-tasking turning centers with Y-axis
The Y-axis increases the number of work pieces that can be machined complete ... multi-tasking turning centers featuring a Y-axis for milling and drilling without ... «Aerospace Manufacturing and Design, Feb 15»
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Translate Gizmo / Scale Gizmo Y-Axis
Translate Gizmo / Scale Gizmo Y-Axis. Started by Alundra, Jan 16 2015 07:14 PM. Old topic! Google, the last post of this topic is over 60 days old and at this ... «GameDev.net, Jan 15»
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Y-Axis Attachment for Turning Centers Enables Single-Setup …
Fives offers a Y-axis attachment for its Giddings & Lewis vertical turning centers that combines a C-axis head with table and X- and Z-axis motion to enable ... «Modern Machine Shop, Aug 14»
6
Y-Axis Rotation from Matrix
I looked at D3DXMatrixDecompose() but I don't know how to get the y-axis rotation from the quaternion. I'm hoping to get the rotation in [0...twoPi]. Thanks. «GameDev.net, Aug 14»
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Verticals Take New Directions with G&L's New Y-Axis Attachment
"The Y-axis attachment is a powerful package, with a wide range of motion," according to Pete Beyer, director of product strategy and development at Fives ... «American Machinist, Jul 14»
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Ball Valve Grinders Ease Y-Axis Control
The PV2000 series of grinders from Saporiti grinds ball valves with outer diameters ranging to 2,500 mm (98"), achieving high accuracy with steel workpieces ... «Modern Machine Shop, Jul 14»
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Why we didn't include the y-axis on our polarization chart
One of the biggest findings in our largest-ever politics survey of Americans was that the public is more polarized than at any time in recent history. To illustrate ... «Pew Research Center, Jun 14»
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Large Y-Axis VMC Enables Complete Machining in Single Setup
When Sarro Manufacturing couldn't manufacture large, aluminum plates in one setup, it installed a Feeler VMP-1100S from Methods Machine Tools Inc. The ... «Modern Machine Shop, May 14»
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« EDUCALINGO. Y-Axis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/y-axis>. Jan 2019 ».
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