# 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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Try to describe this behavior in terms of the corresponding abscissas of the iterates, instead of referring to the points where the spiral changes direction.
The lines intersect the straight hyperbolas at two points, and also intersect the real axis and the abscissa axis where they intercept different lengths.
It is even possible to make a refinement of this cutting by reducing the width of the bands removed: The idea is to keep, from series of successive abscissas cutting, only the abscissa of the middle: If [I, I+1, .
However, special collocation of abscissas may result in reducing coefficients in the estimates when increasing n.
This can be observed in Figure 5, which depicts the reconstruction in the depth direction along the central cut (at abscissa equal to zero) of the object--the reconstruction is better for the result achieved by weighting the data with frequency and positions.
For example, if f represents the plane coordinates and g the abscissa (or ordinate) then a state of f is a point (x, y) determined by the state of g, the x on the abscissa (or y on the ordinate).
Now it easily follows that the influences from integrations below the abscissas can be expressed as (denoted by brackets):
Its essence is reflected in the fact that in any chemical compound with molecular mass X referred to one gram-atom of a defined element if, its maintenance Y represents the equilateral hyperbola Y = K/X whose top is located on the valid axis located in a corner at 45 degrees with respect to the abscissa in the positive direction.
Difference between the abscissas in columns 6 and 7 (column 8);
Potencia Global (GWP), no eixo das ordenadas (eixo y) se refere ao periodo em dias e o eixo da abscissa (eixo x) representa a variancia (energia) associada com cada periodo em dias (Bolzan, 2004), em que e possivel verificar a importancia da analise de picos de variancia espectral com base no espaco tempo-frequencia.

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