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  Definition of axis
  1. the center around which something rotates
  2. the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
  3. a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  4. a group of countries in special alliance
  5. 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"
  6. the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged
Similar Words: axis of rotation, axis vertebra, bloc, Axis

 

Hyponyms: pivot, pin, rotor head, rotor shaft, coordinate axis, major axis, semimajor axis, minor axis, semiminor axis, principal axis, optic axis, sterling area, sterling bloc, scheduled territories, rachis, spadix

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: osa   Croatian: osa  
Dutch: as   Finnish: akseli  
French: axe   Frisian: as  
German: Achse   Hebrew: ציר  
Ido: axo   Italian: asse  
Latvian: ass   Malayalam: അച്ചുതണ്ട്  
Polish:   Portuguese: eixo  
Russian: oсь   Slovak: os  
Slovene: os   Spanish: eje  
Swedish: axel   Telugu: అక్షము  
 
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