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Axis

Definition of axis:

part of speech: noun

The axle, or the line, real or imaginary, on which a body revolves.

part of speech: noun

The main stem or central cylinder; the fundamentally central line of a structure; the second cervical vertebra.

part of speech: noun

The motionless straight line, real or imaginary, passing through a body, upon which such a body revolves, or is supposed to revolve; as, the earth turns on its axis.

part of speech: noun

The line on which a body revolves.

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