Axis [noun]

Definition of Axis:

point around which something revolves

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Sentence/Example of Axis:

Like Copernicus’ heliocentric model of the solar system, sometimes revolutions occur by a simple shift in the axis of rotation.

The neuro-endocrine signals involved form the HPA axis, short for hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal.

It didn’t cover the entire major axis, because when it got too close to the endpoints, there was only a single point of tangency.

Al-Battani Island’s major axis was 3 miles long, while its minor axis was 2 miles long.

Al-Battani Island’s major axis is 3 miles long, while its minor axis is 2 miles long.

Hamilton observed that at each point in that three-dimensional space you can assign three additional coordinates that specify the planet’s momentum along each axis.

The long axis of the hip-roof crystal is often so shortened that it resembles the envelop crystal of calcium oxalate.

Cassini observed, by the position of certain spots, the revolution of the planet Venus on its axis.

The same would be the case if the polar axis of one sphere stood precisely at right angles to that of the other.

Thus the wide habitability of the earth is an effect arising from the inclination of its polar axis.