Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
abscissa

ab·scis·sa

abscissa

 
pronunciation:
aeb sI s
part of speech: noun
inflections: abscissae, abscissas
definition: the distance of a point from the vertical axis of a graph as measured parallel to the horizontal axis. (Cf. ordinate.)