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Definition of ABSCISSA


  • (in a system of coordinates) The x-coordinate, the distance from a point to the vertical or y-axis measured parallel to the horizontal or x-axis
  • a measure of horizontal distance from the origin, also ABSCISS, ABSCISSE [n ABSCISSAS or ABSCISSAE]
  • a particular geometric coordinate [n ABSCISSAE, ABSCISSAS]
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