Definition of Coordinate axis

1. Noun. One of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system.

Group relationships: Coordinate System, Frame Of Reference, Reference Frame, Reference System
Generic synonyms: Axis
Specialized synonyms: X-axis, Y-axis, Z-axis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coordinate Axis

cooptations
coopted
coopting
cooption
cooptions
coopts
coorbital
coorbitals
coordain
coordained
coordaining
coordains
coordinance
coordinances
coordinate
coordinate axis (current term)
coordinate bond
coordinate bonds
coordinate clause
coordinate convulsion
coordinate covalent bond
coordinate geometry
coordinate regulation
coordinate system
coordinate systems
coordinate term
coordinate terms
coordinated
coordinated enzyme synthesis
coordinated reflex

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 moment-centre be the ..."

5. Differential and Integral Calculus by Clyde Elton Love (1916)
"The area bounded by the parabola y2 — 4 ax, the y-axis, 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 y-axis, 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. ..."

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