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  • English Word Ax Definition Alt. of Axe
  • English Word Ax Definition To ask; to inquire or inquire of.
  • English Word Axal Definition [See Axial.]
  • English Word Axe Definition A tool or instrument of steel, or of iron with a steel edge or blade, for felling trees, chopping and splitting wood, hewing timber, etc. It is wielded by a wooden helve or handle, so fixed in a socket or eye as to be in the same plane with the blade. The broadax, or carpenter's ax, is an ax for hewing timber, made heavier than the chopping ax, and with a broader and thinner blade and a shorter handle.
  • English Word Axe Definition Alt. of Axeman
  • English Word Axeman Definition See Ax, Axman.
  • English Word Axes Definition of Axis
  • English Word Axial Definition Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.
  • English Word Axial Definition Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, the axial bones.
  • English Word Axially Definition In relation to, or in a line with, an axis; in the axial (magnetic) line.
  • English Word Axil Definition The angle or point of divergence between the upper side of a branch, leaf, or petiole, and the stem or branch from which it springs.
  • English Word Axile Definition Situated in the axis of anything; as an embryo which lies in the axis of a seed.
  • English Word Axilla Definition The armpit, or the cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder.
  • English Word Axilla Definition An axil.
  • English Word Axillae Definition of Axilla
  • English Word Axillar Definition Axillary.
  • English Word Axillaries Definition Alt. of Axillars
  • English Word Axillars Definition Feathers connecting the under surface of the wing and the body, and concealed by the closed wing.
  • English Word Axillary Definition Of or pertaining to the axilla or armpit; as, axillary gland, artery, nerve.
  • English Word Axillary Definition Situated in, or rising from, an axil; of or pertaining to an axil.
  • English Word Axinite Definition A borosilicate of alumina, iron, and lime, commonly found in glassy, brown crystals with acute edges.
  • English Word Axinomancy Definition A species of divination, by means of an ax or hatchet.
  • English Word Axiom Definition A self-evident and necessary truth, or a proposition whose truth is so evident as first sight that no reasoning or demonstration can make it plainer; a proposition which it is necessary to take for granted; as, "The whole is greater than a part;" "A thing can not, at the same time, be and not be."
  • English Word Axiom Definition An established principle in some art or science, which, though not a necessary truth, is universally received; as, the axioms of political economy.
  • English Word Axiomatic Definition Alt. of Axiomatical
  • English Word Axiomatical Definition Of or pertaining to an axiom; having the nature of an axiom; self-evident; characterized by axioms.
  • English Word Axiomatically Definition By the use of axioms; in the form of an axiom.
  • English Word Axis Definition The spotted deer (Cervus axis or Axis maculata) of India, where it is called hog deer and parrah (Moorish name).
  • English Word Axis Definition 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.
  • English Word Axis Definition 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.