Definitions for axisˈæk sɪs; ˈæk siz
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a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
"the Axis opposed the Allies in World War II"
a group of countries in special alliance
axis, axis vertebra(noun)
the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
axis, axis of rotation(noun)
the center around which something rotates
Axis axis, a deer native to Asia.
The alliance group before and during World War II consisting of Germany, Italy, Japan, and allied countries.
the spotted deer (Cervus axis or Axis maculata) of India, where it is called hog deer and parrah (Moorish name)
a straight line, real or imaginary, passing through a body, on which it revolves, or may be supposed to revolve; a line passing through a body or system around which the parts are symmetrically arranged
a straight line with respect to which the different parts of a magnitude are symmetrically arranged; as, the axis of a cylinder, i. e., the axis of a cone, that is, the straight line joining the vertex and the center of the base; the axis of a circle, any straight line passing through the center
the stem; the central part, or longitudinal support, on which organs or parts are arranged; the central line of any body
the second vertebra of the neck, or vertebra dentata
also used of the body only of the vertebra, which is prolonged anteriorly within the foramen of the first vertebra or atlas, so as to form the odontoid process or peg which serves as a pivot for the atlas and head to turn upon
one of several imaginary lines, assumed in describing the position of the planes by which a crystal is bounded
the primary or secondary central line of any design
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The sword is the axis of the world, and grandeur is indivisible.
Time is the measurement of the rotation of the Earths Surface around the Circumference of it's Axis.
We have examined all the solutions, which should provide the axis of a final accord between now and the end of June.
We want mining to constitute the axis which will allow us to improve living conditions for communities and 15 million Ecuadorians.
I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy
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