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"vertical axis" in British English

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vertical axisnoun [ S ]

uk /ˈvɜː.tɪ.kəl ˌæk.sɪs/ us /ˈvɝː.t̬ə.kəl ˌæk.sɪs/ specialized

the y-axis

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

"vertical axis" in Business English

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vertical axisnoun [ S ]

uk us GRAPHS & CHARTS

the line of figures that are arranged from top to bottom at the side of a graph, usually expressing a number or amount:

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(Definition of “vertical axis” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)