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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. The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
  3. An axis; as, the Sun’s axle.
The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow.
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  1. The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow.
  2. A vertical passage housing an elevator.
  3. The section of a hair projecting from the surface of the body.
A coupling device that allows free turning of the parts attached to it; specif., a chain link made in two parts, one piece fitting like a collar below the bolt head of the other and turning freely about it
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  1. A coupling device that allows free turning of the parts attached to it; specif., a chain link made in two parts, one piece fitting like a collar below the bolt head of the other and turning freely about it
To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
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  1. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  2. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
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  1. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
  2. To cause to turn or rotate on or as if on a swivel
  3. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
To plant or grow (crops) in a fixed order of succession.
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  1. To plant or grow (crops) in a fixed order of succession.
  2. To cause to turn on an axis or center.
  3. To turn around or cause to turn around a center point or axis; revolve
To cause to move in a broad arc or curve:
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  1. To cause to move in a broad arc or curve:
  2. To ride on a swing.
  3. To suspend on hinges:
To turn on or as on an axis; pivot, rotate, revolve, etc.
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  1. To turn on or as on an axis; pivot, rotate, revolve, etc.
  2. To roll or move on or as if on wheels or a wheel.
  3. To furnish with a wheel or wheels
To cause to turn or rotate on or as if on a swivel
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  1. To cause to turn or rotate on or as if on a swivel
  2. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
  3. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
To extend across; cross:
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  1. To extend across; cross:
  2. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
  3. To move across a mountain slope, as in skiing, in an oblique direction
To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
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  1. To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
  2. To turn away:
  3. To turn away
To make (something) deviate from its original path.
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  1. To make (something) deviate from its original path.
  2. To turn or make go to one side
  3. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
To turn aside from a course or way:
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  1. To turn aside from a course or way:
  2. To cause to turn aside or differ.
  3. To turn aside (from a course, direction, standard, doctrine, etc.); diverge; digress
To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
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  1. To turn (a person or thing) aside from a course, direction, etc. into another; deflect
  2. To turn aside from a course or direction:
  3. To turn aside.
To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
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  1. To change gears, as when driving an automobile.
  2. To move or transfer from one person, place, or position to another
  3. To get along by tricky or evasive means.
To cause (a hanging object) to sway backward and forward; specif., to cause (a person on a swing) to move backward and forward by pushing or pulling the swing
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  1. To cause (a hanging object) to sway backward and forward; specif., to cause (a person on a swing) to move backward and forward by pushing or pulling the swing
  2. To move or wave (a weapon, tool, bat, etc.) with a sweeping motion; flourish; brandish
  3. (--- Informal) To move, travel, or come (by, over to, around to, etc.) in a casual manner, as by automobile
To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
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  1. To reverse one's or its course; start to move, go, etc. in the opposite direction
  2. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
  3. To divert or deflect:
To change direction; shift; turn or swing around
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  1. To change direction; shift; turn or swing around
  2. To turn or swing; change the course of
  3. To turn
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