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Meaning of AXIAL

Pronunciation:  'akseeul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  situated on or along or in the direction of an axis
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation
  3. [adj]  (botany) relating to or attached to the axis; "axial angle"

AXIAL is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: axile, lengthways, lengthwise



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ax"i*al\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or
   resembling, an axis; around an axis.

         To take on an axial, and not an equatorial,
         direction.                            --Nichol.

2. (Anat.) Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial
   skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as,
   the axial bones.

{Axial line} (Magnetism), the line taken by the magnetic
   force in passing from one pole of a horseshoe magnet to
   the other. --Faraday.

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