Meaning of “abscissa” in the English Dictionary

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"abscissa" in British English

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abscissanoun [ C ]

/æbˈsɪs.ə/ /æbˈsɪs.ə/ specialized

a number on an X-axis that shows the coordinate of a point

(Definition of “abscissa” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"abscissa" in American English

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abscissanoun [ C ]

/æbˈsɪs·ə/

mathematics the first number in a pair; a number on an X-axis (= line) that shows the coordinate (= place along that line) of a point

(Definition of “abscissa” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)