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How to Pronounce axis?

Correct pronunciation for the word "axis" is [ˈaksɪs], [ˈaksɪs], [ˈa_k_s_ɪ_s].

Definition of axis

  1. The straight line, real or imaginary, round which a body revolves; a straight line in a plain figure, about which it revolves to produce a solid; a right line dividing the section into two equal parts, and cutting all its ordinates at right angles; the second vertebra of the neck, with an upward process on which the atlas turns; the central part or column of a plant, around which the other parts are disposed; a particular ray of light from any object falling perpendicularly on the eye, called also the optic or visual axis. The axis of a balance, that line about which it turns; The axis of oscillation, a right line parallel to the horizon, about which a pendulum vibrates; the axis in peritrachio, or wheel and axis, one of the mechanical powers, consisting of a wheel concentric with a cylindrical axis, with which it revolves.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the adjective for axis?

The adjective form of the word "axis" is "axial".

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What is the plural form of axis?

The plural form of the word "axis" is "axes"

What is the singular form of axis?

The singular form of the word "axis" is "axis".

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