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Definition of Abscissae

Abscissae
Abscissa Ab*scis"sa, n.; E. pl. Abscissas, L. pl. Absciss[ae]. [L., fem. of abscissus, p. p. of absindere to cut of. See Abscind.] (Geom.) One of the elements of reference by which a point, as of a curve, is referred to a system of fixed rectilineal co["o]rdinate axes. Note: When referred to two intersecting axes, one of them called the axis of abscissas, or of X, and the other the axis of ordinates, or of Y, the abscissa of the point is the distance cut off from the axis of X by a line drawn through it and parallel to the axis of Y. When a point in space is referred to three axes having a common intersection, the abscissa may be the distance measured parallel to either of them, from the point to the plane of the other two axes. Abscissas and ordinates taken together are called co["o]rdinates. -- OX or PY is the abscissa of the point P of the curve, OY or PX its ordinate, the intersecting lines OX and OY being the axes of abscissas and ordinates respectively, and the point O their origin.

Meaning of Abscissae from wikipedia

- In mathematics, the abscissa (/æbˈsɪs.ə/; plural abscissae or abscissæ or abscissas) and the ordinate are respectively the first and second coordinate...
- The abscissae ("x-coordinates") of the red circles are stationary points; the blue squares are inflection points....
- the atomic weights were plotted as ordinates and the atomic volumes as abscissae—the curve obtained a series of maxima and minima—the most electro-positive...
- 309–328. doi:10.1016/0021-9991(81)90099-1.  For tables of Gauss-Hermite abscissae and weights up to order n = 32 see http://www.efunda...
- Anton Antonov, Wolfram Demonstrations Project. Tabulated weights and abscissae with Mathematica source code, high precision (16 and 256 decimal places)...
- differential triangle, because its sides QR and RP were the differences of the abscissae and ordinates of P and Q), so that K TM : MP = QR : RP.To find QR : RP...
- von Rohr's Theorie und Geschichte des photographischen Objectivs, the abscissae are focal lengths, and the ordinates wavelengths. The Fraunhofer lines...
- {\displaystyle n} variables and that vanish exactly when evaluated at abscissae of points whose sum is 0 in E ...
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