# A CDE Definition

x-y matrix

A group of rows and columns. The x-axis is the horizontal row, and the y-axis is the vertical column. An x-y matrix is the reference framework for two-dimensional structures, such as mathematical tables, display screens, digitizer tablets, dot matrix printers and 2D graphics images.

**Before/After Your Search Term**

Before | After |
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x ratings | x-y monitor |

X Series | x-y plotter |

X server | x-y-z matrix |

X standard | X++ |

X supplicant | X+V |

X terminal | X.12 |

X toolkit | X.21 |

X Window | X.25 |

X Window System | X.28 |

X Windows | X.29 |

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