HyperDic: coordinate_axis

English > 1 sense of the expression coordinate axis:
NOUNcognitioncoordinate axisone of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system
English > coordinate axis: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningOne of the fixed reference lines of a coordinate system.
Part ofcoordinate system, frame of reference, reference system, reference frameA system that uses coordinates to establish position
Narrowerx-axisThe horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system
y-axisThe vertical axis in a plane coordinate system
z-axisThe third axis in a 3-dimensional coordinate system
BroaderaxisA straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions

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