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    axis - Dictionary definition and meaning for word axis

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