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vertical axisnoun [S]

uk   /ˈvɜː.tɪ.kəl ˌæk.sɪs/  us   /ˈvɝː.t̬ə.kəl ˌæk.sɪs/ specialized
the y-axis
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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: The vertical axis estimates the internet purchases of customers in the London area.
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