How to Pronounce axe?

Correct pronunciation for the word "axe" is [ˈaks], [ˈaks], [ˈa_k_s].

"Axe" in context

Axes are a basic and essential tool for a variety of purposes. A general purpose axe is primarily used for splitting or chopping wood, or for cutting through small, tough wooden objects. An axe is composed of a head and handle, with the head made of a metal such as steel and the handle made of either steel, fiberglass or wood. The head is pointed and then sharpened to a narrow cutting edge. Axes are also used to trim trees and in hunting, and have been used by people for centuries. Modern axes have become more sophisticated and lightweight, and come in a variety of sizes, shapes and materials.

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