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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Axial  \Ax"i*al\,  a. 
  1.  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  axis;  of  the  nature  of  or 
  resembling,  an  axis;  around  an  axis. 
 
  To  take  on  an  axial,  and  not  an  equatorial, 
  direction.  --Nichol. 
 
  2.  (Anat.)  Belonging  to  the  axis  of  the  body;  as  the  axial 
  skeleton;  or  to  the  axis  of  any  appendage  or  organ;  as 
  the  axial  bones. 
 
  {Axial  line}  (Magnetism),  the  line  taken  by  the  magnetic 
  force  in  passing  from  one  pole  of  a  horseshoe  magnet  to 
  the  other  --Faraday. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  axial 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  resembling  an  axis  of  rotation 
  2:  (botany)  relating  to  or  attached  to  the  axis;  "axial  angle" 
  [syn:  {axile}] 
  3:  situated  on  or  along  or  in  the  direction  of  an  axis 




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