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A handle, as on some tools or implements
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  1. A handle, as on some tools or implements
  2. A column or obelisk; also, the main, usually cylindrical, part between the ends of a column or pillar
  3. (--- Slang) Harsh, unfair treatment. Often used with the :
A person or thing on or around which something turns or depends, etc.; central point
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  1. A person or thing on or around which something turns or depends, etc.; central point
  2. (Roller derby) A player in with responsibility for co-ordinating their team in a particular jam.
  3. (Basketball) A position taken by an offensive player usually facing away from the basket near the foul line to relay passes, attempt a shot, or set screens.
A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
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  1. A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
  2. A supporting shaft or member on or with which a wheel or a set of wheels revolves.
  3. A rod on which a wheel turns, or one connected to a wheel so that they turn together
(Mathematics) Either of the points at which an axis that passes through the center of a sphere intersects the surface of the sphere.
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  1. (Mathematics) Either of the points at which an axis that passes through the center of a sphere intersects the surface of the sphere.
  2. A point in the complex plane at which a given function is not defined.
  3. The fixed point used as a reference in a system of polar coordinates. It corresponds to the origin in the Cartesian coordinate system.
(Linguis.) The part of a word, consisting of a root or a root with one or more affixes, to which inflectional endings are added or in which inflectional phonetic changes are made
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  1. (Linguis.) The part of a word, consisting of a root or a root with one or more affixes, to which inflectional endings are added or in which inflectional phonetic changes are made
  2. The main upward-growing axis of a plant, having nodes and bearing leaves, usually extending in a direction opposite to that of the root and above the ground, and serving to support the plant and to transport and store food materials; specif., the main stalk or trunk of a tree, shrub, or other plant, from which leaves, flowers, and fruit develop
  3. The slender upright support of a wineglass or goblet.
The provision of money or the necessities of life:
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  1. The provision of money or the necessities of life:
  2. The state of being supported:
  3. The act of supporting:
In hand spinning, a rounded rod, usually wooden, tapering toward each end, for twisting into thread the fibers pulled from the material on the distaff, and notched at one end so as to hold the thread
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  1. In hand spinning, a rounded rod, usually wooden, tapering toward each end, for twisting into thread the fibers pulled from the material on the distaff, and notched at one end so as to hold the thread
  2. A similar rod or pin used for spinning on a spinning wheel.
  3. A spike on which papers may be impaled.
A round bar that holds a cutting tool or an article being turned on a lathe
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  1. A round bar that holds a cutting tool or an article being turned on a lathe
  2. A bar for supporting cutting tools.
  3. A shady resting place in a garden or park, often made of latticework on which plants such as climbing shrubs or vines are grown.
Find another word for axis. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for axis, like: shaft, pivot, axle, pole, stem, support, , spindle, arbor, line of symmetry and line of rotation.