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 abac a nomogram, a chart or diagram of scaled lines or curves used to assist in mathematical calculations. absciss the distance of a point from the y-axis measured parallel to the x-axis. abscissa (Lat.) the distance of a point from the y-axis measured parallel to the x-axis. abscisse the distance of a point from the y-axis measured parallel to the x-axis. asymptotic of a line, approaching a curve but meeting it only at infinity. asymptotical of a line, approaching a curve but meeting it only at infinity. asymptotically (Adv.) ASYMPTOTICAL, of a line, approaching a curve but meeting it only at infinity. axisymmetric symmetrical in respect to an axis. axisymmetrical symmetrical in respect to an axis. axisymmetry the state of being axisymmetric. boxplot a type of statistical graph. cartogram a map with diagrammatic statistical information. graph a drawing depicting the relationship between two or more variables (sets of numbers or quantities); (verb) to present (information) in graph form. histogram a diagram consisting of a number of rectangles or lines drawn (usu. upwards) from a base line, their heights representing frequencies of a series of values (or value-ranges) of a quantity. nomogram a chart or diagram of scaled lines or curves used to assist in mathematical calculations. nomograph a chart or diagram of scaled lines or curves used to assist in mathematical calculations. nomographic of or like a nomograph. nomographical of or like a nomograph. orthorhombic three mutually perpendicular axes of different lengths. scattergram a scatter diagram, a graph plotting two variables, with axes at right angles to one another. semilog having an arithmetic scale of the x-axis and a logarithmic scale of the y-axis. subgraph a graph contained within a larger graph.