Associations to the word «Axle»


AXLE, noun. (obsolete) Shoulder.
AXLE, noun. The pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel.
AXLE, noun. A transverse bar or shaft connecting the opposite wheels of a car or carriage; an axletree.
AXLE, noun. An axis; as, the Sun’s axle.
AXLE BOX, noun. A bushing in the hub of a wheel, through which the axle passes.
AXLE BOX, noun. The journal box of a rotating axle, especially a railway axle.
AXLE GUARD, noun. The part of the framing of a railway car or truck, by which an axle box is held laterally, and in which it may move vertically.
AXLE HITCH, noun. A hitch knot used to securely attach a line or rope to a spar in a difficult to reach place, such as an axle.
AXLE HITCHES, noun. Plural of axle hitch

Dictionary definition

AXLE, noun. A shaft on which a wheel rotates.

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