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1. axis

noun. ['ˈæksəs'] a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions.

Synonyms

  • principal axis
  • semimajor axis
  • line
  • major axis
  • semiminor axis
  • minor axis
  • coordinate axis

Antonyms

  • unconnectedness
  • artifact
  • defeat
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • axis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Axis

  • metaxas
  • mataksas
  • maxus

Example sentences of the word axis


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word axis


1. Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
- Hanh Nhat Thich

2. A book is more than a verbal structure or series of verbal structures; it is the dialogue it establishes with its reader and the intonation it imposes upon his voice and the changing and durable images it leaves in his memory. A book is not an isolated being: it is a relationship, an axis of innumerable relationships.
- Jorge Luis Borges

3. It was a kiss to level mountains and shake stars from the sky. It was a kiss to make angels faint and demons weep...a passionate, demanding, soul-searing kiss that nearly knocked the earth off its axis.
- Lisa Kleypas, Tempt Me at Twilight

2. y-axis

noun. the vertical axis in a plane coordinate system.

3. z-axis

noun. the third axis in a 3-dimensional coordinate system.

4. x-axis

noun. the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system.

5. axis

noun. ['ˈæksəs'] the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head.

Synonyms

  • axis vertebra
  • neck bone
  • cervical vertebra

Antonyms

  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion
  • disunion

Etymology

  • axis (Latin)

6. axis

noun. ['ˈæksəs'] the center around which something rotates.

Synonyms

  • rotor shaft
  • pivot
  • rotor head
  • axis of rotation
  • pin

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line
  • uncover

Etymology

  • axis (Latin)

7. Axis

noun. in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations.

Synonyms

  • coalition
  • alliance
  • alignment

Antonyms

  • disunion
  • separation
  • unconnectedness
  • social group

8. axis

noun. ['ˈæksəs'] a group of countries in special alliance.

Synonyms

  • scheduled territories
  • coalition
  • bloc
  • alliance
  • sterling area
  • alignment
  • sterling bloc

Antonyms

  • unpin
  • ride
  • rear
  • social group

Etymology

  • axis (Latin)

9. axis

noun. ['ˈæksəs'] the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged.

Synonyms

  • stalk
  • stem
  • stele
  • rachis

Etymology

  • axis (Latin)
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