# abscissa

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## abscissa

[ab-sis´ah]
the horizontal line in a graph along which are plotted the units of one of the variables considered in the study, as time in a time-temperature study. The other line is called the ordinate.
Axes of graph showing normal distribution curve.

## ab·scis·sa

(ab-sis'ă),
In a plane cartesian coordinate system, the horizontal axis (x). Compare: ordinate.
[L. ab-scindo, pp. -scissus, to cut away from]

## abscissa

/ab·scis·sa/ (ab-sis´ah) the horizontal line in a graph along which are plotted the units of one of the factors considered in the study. Symbol .

## abscissa

[absis′ə]
Etymology: L, ab, away; scindere, to cut
a point on a horizontal Cartesian coordinate plane measured from the y-axis (or vertical axis) running perpendicular to the plane, or the x-axis.

## ab·scis·sa

(ab-sis'ă)
In a plane cartesian coordinate system, the horizontal axis (x).
[L. ab-scindo, pp. -scissus, to cut away from]

## abscissa

the horizontal line in a graph along which are plotted the units of one of the factors considered in the study, as time in a time-temperature study. The other line is called the ordinate.
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1) Uma reta que passa na origem e e perpendicular a outra reta que passa nos pontos de abscissas tres e zero e ordenadas zero e dois respectivamente tem pontos na forma: a) (x, -2/3x) b) (2x, -x/3) c) (x, -3/2x) d) (2x, -3x) 2) Sobre a equacao da reta -kx-2y+4=0, onde k e um numero real nao negativo podemos afirmar que quando k varia em valores crescentes: a) Areta gira em tomo do ponto de abscissa zero e ordenada quatro no sentido anti-horario.
e], where d and q presents ordinate and abscissa axis respectively, and e stands for synchronous rotating reference frame.
Customer number 1 2 3 4 5 Abscissa x (km) 42 57 41 70 96 Ordinate y (km) 14 32 99 47 58 Demand q (t) 0.
This study is the elaboration of the draft by the Association of engineering ABSCISSA DESIGN GROUP, AT OSBORNE NV, NV Ingenium, N.
First abscissa of radius straight, longer than width of pterostigma.
In order to count these paths, referring to Figure 4, just split each of them into a prefix and a suffix of equal length n and call C the point having abscissa n.

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