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z axis
zaxis
^{}
/
ˈziˌæk
sɪs
/
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[
zee
aksis
]
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noun,
plural
zaxes
/
ˈziˌæk
siz
/
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[
zee
akseez
]
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.
Mathematics
.
(in a threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system) the axis along
which
values of
z
are measured and at which both
x
and
y
equal zero.
Origin:
1945–50
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z axis
Collins
World English Dictionary
zaxis
—
n
a reference axis of a threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system along which the
z
coordinate is measured
Collins English Dictionary  Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
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American Heritage
Science Dictionary
zaxis
(zē'āk'sĭs)
Pronunciation Key
One of the three axes of a threedimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
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