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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis.

Usage examples (37)
  • The numerical value of the abscissa tells you the distance from the origin along the x-axis.
  • The curve also applies if the abscissa is changed to ‘Amount in Savings’.
  • When you say “abscissa” your mouth opens sideways.
  • (MC), expressed in percentage by weight, on the abscissa. for more
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