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"x-axis" in British English

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x-axisnoun [S]

uk   /ˈeksˌæk.sɪs/ us   /ˈeksˌæk.sɪs/ specialized
the line of figures or coordinates that are arranged from left to right along the bottom of a graph or map
(Definition of x-axis from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"X-axis" in American English

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X-axisnoun [C]

/ˈeksˌæk·sɪs/ plural X-axes /ˈeksˌæk·siz/
mathematics a horizontal line that forms one side of a coordinate plane (= region formed by two number lines)
(Definition of X-axis from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"x-axis" in Business English

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x-axisnoun [S]

uk   /ˈeksˌæksɪs/ us   GRAPHS & CHARTS
the horizontal line of figures along the bottom of a graph, often representing time: The x-axis represents expenditure and the y-axis profit.
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(Definition of x-axis from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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