Associations to the word «Axial»

Wiktionary

AXIAL, adjective. Of or pertaining to an axis; of the nature of, or resembling, an axis; around an axis.
AXIAL, adjective. Belonging to the axis of the body; as, the axial skeleton; or to the axis of any appendage or organ; as, the axial bones.
AXIAL, adjective. (botany) In the same direction as the axis, parallel to the axis.
AXIAL, noun. (ornithology) A flight feather that appears between the primaries and secondaries on some birds.
AXIAL, noun. (dentistry) A plane parallel to the surface of a tooth.
AXIAL LOBE, noun. (anatomy) The longitudinal lobe found in various crustacea, fish and arthropods, running down the centre of the animal.
AXIAL LOBES, noun. Plural of axial lobe
AXIAL PLANE, noun. (anatomy) Any plane that divides the body into superior and inferior parts, roughly perpendicular to spine.
AXIAL POINT, noun. (mathematics) Any point that lies on any of the axes of a coordinate system
AXIAL POINT, noun. (optics) nodal point
AXIAL TILT, noun. (physics) (astronomy) The angle between the rotational axis and the orbital axis of an orbiting celestial object.
AXIAL TILTS, noun. Plural of axial tilt

Dictionary definition

AXIAL, adjective. Of or relating to or resembling an axis of rotation.
AXIAL, adjective. Relating to or attached to the axis; "axial angle".
AXIAL, adjective. Situated on or along or in the direction of an axis.

Wise words

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