# Abscissa

From Glossary of Meteorology

## abscissa

The horizontal coordinate in a two-dimensional system of rectangular Cartesian coordinates; usually denoted by

*x*; also, the horizontal axis of any graph.

The horizontal coordinate in a two-dimensional system of rectangular Cartesian coordinates; usually denoted by *x*; also, the horizontal axis of any graph.

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