abscissa, absciss(e)

[əbsís(ə)]
noun
mathematics abscisa

English-Slovenian dictionary. 2013.

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  • Abscissa — Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Absciss — Ab sciss, n.; pl. {Abscisses}. See {Abscissa}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abscissa — noun The first of the two terms by which a point is referred to, in a system of fixed rectilinear coordinate (Cartesian coordinate) axes. The abscissa is also known as the x coordinate of a point, shown on the horizontal line, with the ordinate,… …   Wiktionary

  • abscissa — n. (pl. abscissae or abscissas) Math. 1 (in a system of coordinates) the shortest distance from a point to the vertical or y axis, measured parallel to the horizontal or x axis; the Cartesian x coordinate of a point (cf. ORDINATE). 2 the part of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • absciss — 1. noun /ˈæbsɪs/ Variant of abscissa. 2. verb /ˈæbsɪs/ To abscise …   Wiktionary

  • Abscissae — Abscissa Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abscissas — Abscissa Ab*scis sa, n.; E. pl. {Abscissas}, L. pl. {Absciss[ae]}. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See {Abscind}.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abscisse — abscissa / sisˈə/, also absciss or abscisse /abˈsis/ noun (pl abscissae /ab sisˈē or sisˈī/, abscissˈas or abˈscisses) (mathematics) 1. The intercept between a fixed point and the foot of an ordinate 2. The x co ordinate in analytical geometry •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abscisses — Absciss Ab sciss, n.; pl. {Abscisses}. See {Abscissa}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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