Definition of "y-direction" [y-direction]

  • (noun) The direction aligned with the y-axis of a coordinate system.

Use "y-direction" in a sentence

  • "Similarly, observer O sees an airplane moving at velocity in the x-direction, in the y-direction, and in the z-direction."
  • "Neither photon 1 nor photon 2 is in a definite polarization state when the pair is in the state | ψ, but their potentialities (in the terminology of Heisenberg 1958) are correlated: if by measurement or some other process the potentiality of photon 1 to be polarized along the x-direction or along the y-direction is actualized, then the same will be true of photon 2, and conversely."
  • "The position of the pole has a stepwise displacement in the y-direction in the years 1890 and"