
Definition of Coordinate axis
1. Noun. One of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system.
Generic synonyms: Axis
Specialized synonyms: Xaxis, Yaxis, Zaxis
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Literary usage of Coordinate axis
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1. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1871)
"... since, with these conditions, all the rays of the infinitely small pencil,
which intersect the coordinate axis X, would lie in the coordinate plane XZ, ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"... made upon all the axes, derived by the symmetrical repetition of one coordinate
axis, by planes drawn perpendicular to them through the given point. ..."
3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society by American Ophthalmological Society (1865)
"... which intersect the coordinate axis X, would lie in the coordinate plane XZ,
and all the rays which intersect the coordinate axis Y would lie in the ..."
4. A Treatise on Infinitesimal Calculus: Containing Differential and Integral by Bartholomew Price (1857)
"Let the central axis be the coordinate axis of z ; and let the plane in which
the given straight line is be that of xy; and let the momentcentre be the ..."
5. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"The area bounded by the parabola y2 — 4 ax, the yaxis, and the line y = 2 a,
with respect to each coordinate axis. 12. The area in Fig. 75, p. ..."
6. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"The area bounded by the parabola y2 = 4 ax, the yaxis, and the line y = 2 a,
with respect to each coordinate axis. 12. The area in Fig. 75, p. ..."
7. Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry by William Fogg Osgood, William Caspar Graustein (1921)
"When will the plane Ax+By + Cz+D = 0 pass through a coordinate axis, eg the axis
of z ? When will it be parallel to a coordinate axis, eg the axis of x ? 2. ..."