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vertical axisnoun [S]

uk   us   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: The ​verticalaxisestimates the ​internetpurchases of ​customers in the London ​area.
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(Definition of vertical axis from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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