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axis1 US English

An imaginary line about which a body rotates

axis in axis deer US English

A deer that has lyre-shaped antlers and a yellowish-brown coat with white spots, native to India and Sri Lanka

x in X1 US English

Denoting the principal or horizontal axis in a system of coordinates

y in Y1 US English

Denoting the secondary or vertical axis in a system of coordinates

z in Z1 US English

Denoting the third axis in a three-dimensional system of coordinates

the Axis in axis1 US English

The alliance of Germany and Italy formed before and during World War II, later extended to include Japan and other countries

axis deer US English

A deer that has lyre-shaped antlers and a yellowish-brown coat with white spots, native to India and Sri Lanka

x-axis US English

The principal or horizontal axis of a system of coordinates, points along which have a value of zero for all other coordinates

y-axis US English

The secondary or vertical axis of a system of coordinates, points along which have a value of zero for all other coordinates

polar axis US English

The axis of an equatorially mounted telescope that is at right angles to the declination axis and parallel to the earth’s axis of rotation, about which the telescope is turned to follow the apparent movement of celestial objects resulting from the earth’s rotation

major axis US English

The longer axis of an ellipse, passing through its foci

minor axis US English

The shorter axis of an ellipse that is perpendicular to its major axis

optic axis US English

Another term for optical axis.

crystal axis US English

Each of three axes used to define the edges of the unit cell of a crystal

neutral axis US English

A line or plane through a beam or plate connecting points at which no extension or compression occurs when the beam or plate is bent

optical axis US English

A line passing through the center of curvature of a lens or spherical mirror and parallel to the axis of symmetry

principal axis US English

Each of three mutually perpendicular axes in a body about which the moment of inertia is at a maximum

semimajor axis US English

Either of the halves of the major axis of an ellipse

semiminor axis US English

Either of the halves of the minor axis of an ellipse

declination axis US English

The axis of an equatorially mounted telescope that is at right angles to the polar axis, about which the telescope is turned in order to view points at different declinations but at a constant right ascension

Cervus axis in axis deer US English

A deer that has lyre-shaped antlers and a yellowish-brown coat with white spots, native to India and Sri Lanka

axis New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

line about which a body rotates

axis US Thesaurus

the earth revolves on its axis

axis English-Spanish

eje masculine

it is published under the Axis imprint in imprint English-Spanish

se publica bajo el sello (editorial) de Axis

the earth turns on its axis every 24 hours in turn English-Spanish

la Tierra gira sobre su eje cada 24 horas