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  • the center around which something rotates
  • the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head
  • a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions
  • a group of countries in special alliance
  • in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations; "the Axis opposed the Allies in World War II"
  • the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a straight line through a body or figure that satisfies certain conditions ,
  • the center around which something rotates ,
  • the main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged ,
  • in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations; "the Axis opposed the Allies in World War II" ,
  • a group of countries in special alliance ,
  • the 2nd cervical vertebra; serves as a pivot for turning the head

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Axis'


  • Axis: Axis may refer to: Axis Bank, a private sector bank in India AXIS Capital, a Bermuda-based and global operating reinsurer Axis Communications, a Swedish
  • Axis & Allies: For other uses, see Axis & Allies (disambiguation). Axis & Allies is a series of World War II strategy board games. Originally designed by Larry Harris
  • Axis of evil: For other uses, see Axis of evil (disambiguation). The term "axis of evil" was used by U.S. President George W. Bush in his State of the Union address
  • Optical axis: For the optic axis of a crystal, see Optic axis of a crystal. An optical axis is a line along which there is some degree of rotational symmetry in
  • Axis Bank: Axis Bank is the third largest private-sector banks in India offering a comprehensive suite of financial products. Headquartered in Mumbai, the bank has
  • Axis powers: "The Axis" redirects here. For other uses, see Axis (disambiguation). For the manga and an anime series, see Hetalia: Axis Powers.
  • Yahoo! Axis: Yahoo Axis was a desktop web browser extension and mobile browser for iOS devices created and developed by Yahoo. The browser made its public debut on
  • Screw axis: A screw axis (helical axis or twist axis) is a line that is simultaneously the axis of rotation and the line along which translation of a body occurs
  • Hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis: The hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis (HPA axis or HTPA axis) is a complex set of direct influences and feedback interactions among three endocrine
  • Axis-aligned object: In geometry, an axis-aligned object (axis-parallel, axis-oriented) is an object in n-dimensional space whose shape is aligned with the coordinate axes

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* For Americans war is almost all of the time a nuisance, and military skill is a luxury like Mah-Jongg. But when the issue is brought home to them, war becomes as important, for the necessary period, as business or sport. And it is hard to decide which is likely to be the more ominous for the Axis -- an American decision that this is sport, or that it is business. - D. W. Brogan

* The Islamic Republic is proud to be the target of the rage of the world's greatest Satan. in response to George W. Bush's assertion of Iran as part of an axis of evil - Ayatullah Khamenei

* I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy - Louise Bogan


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