axis noun definition in Mathematical terminology topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

axis

 noun: Mathematical terminology topic
(specialist) a fixed line against which the positions of points are measured, especially points on a graph the vertical/horizontal axis The real wage is measured along the horizontal axis and the quantity of labour is measured along the vertical axis. The main road is on a north-south axis. the speed is measured along the horizontal axis

Explore other topic groups related to Mathematical terminology

Science