# Y-axis meaning

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The y-axis is the vertical axis in a graph.

An example of an y-axis is the axis that runs up and down on a graph.

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A similar axis that is perpendicular to the x-axis and the z-axis of a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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The vertical axis of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
The vertical, or more nearly vertical, axis in a plane Cartesian coordinate system, along which the ordinate is measured.
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One of the three axes of a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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The vertical axis of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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The vertical (V), or nearest vertical, plane on a two- or three-dimensional grid, chart, or graph in a Cartesian coordinate system. See also Cartesian coordinates, x-axis, and z-axis.
(algebraic geometry) The axis on a graph that is usually drawn from bottom to top and usually shows the range of values of variable dependent on one other variable, or the second of two independent variables.
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One of three axes in a three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system.
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