abscissa

Definitions

Economics

  • noun the horizontal value on a graph. The vertical value is the y-value or ordinate.

Electronics

  • In a two-coordinate system, the horizontal coordinate. The ordinate is the vertical coordinate. Its symbol is x, or X. Also called x-coordinate.

Health Economics

  • (written as Abscissa)
    The horizontal axis in a two-dimensional diagram. Commonly referred to as the x -axis. Sometimes a point on that axis.
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