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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rod on which wheels turn.

Usage examples (36)
  • The car had a broken axle.
  • Is the rear axle is the best place for a balanced load?
  • For example, the front axle is the same axle since 1924.
  • The front axle and the tag axle tyres carried far less weight than the rear axle. for more
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  • Vehicle wheels turn on "axles," and figure skaters perform "axels" (spinning jumps). The earth has an "axial" rotation (pertaining to a mathematical axis), and a plant has an "axil" (angle between a stem or leaf and supporting branch).
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