# abscissa

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### the value of a coordinate on the horizontal axis

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In the figure, the abscissae corresponding to the beginning and to the end points of the vertical probe are indicated.
2) in middle distinctly, arcuately excavated, with sides of excavation acutely produced, with a trapeziform prominence mesally (prominence slightly emarginate in middle), and with subquadrate polished area on surface; median carina on propodeal dorsum somewhat shorter than in female, rugae on dorsum somewhat transverse; length relation between abscissae of radial vein of forewing (Fig.
where P(UT + kT) represents the number of points hitting the region of interest for a section at the point of abscissae UT + kT.
This can be found either by solving the two 2 x 2 sub games or from the abscissae of points.
m define the collocation abscissae, and, unless otherwise stated, we assume these values are fixed for a given problem and mesh.
wavelength ([Lambda]) is replotted on a frequency (f) or wavenumber (v) scale, the original and transformed curves at equal ordinates would have abscissae reciprocally related to [Lambda] - i.e., f = c/[Lambda] or v = 1/[Lambda] - where c is the speed of light in vacuum.
The abscissae [x.sub.i,j] are sample numbers." The ordinates [y.sub.i,j] are 16-bit integers.(12) Continuity between two successive waveforms is guaranteed by stipulating that the endpoint number 0 (first endpoint) in waveform j + 1 is equal to the endpoint number I- 1 (last endpoint) in waveform
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