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ab•scis•sa



Pronunciation: (ab-sis'u), [key]
n.,
pl. -scis•sas, -scis•saePronunciation: (-sis'ē). [key]
Math.
(in plane Cartesian coordinates) the x-coordinate of a point: its distance from the y-axis measured parallel to the x-axis. Cf. ordinate.

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