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The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
Charles de Gaulle

Meaning of "axis" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD AXIS

From Latin: axletree, earth's axis; related to Greek axōn axis.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF AXIS

axis  [ˈæksɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AXIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Axis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AXIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of axis in the English dictionary

The first definition of axis in the dictionary is a real or imaginary line about which a body, such as an aircraft, can rotate or about which an object, form, composition, or geometrical construction is symmetrical. Other definition of axis is one of two or three reference lines used in coordinate geometry to locate a point in a plane or in space. Axis is also the main central part of a plant, typically consisting of the stem and root, from which secondary branches and other parts develop.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AXIS


aerotaxis
ˌɛərəʊˈtæksɪs
anaphylaxis
ˌænəfɪˈlæksɪs
chemoprophylaxis
ˌkɛməʊˌprəʊfəˈlæksɪs
chemotaxis
ˌkɛməʊˈtæksɪs
cytotaxis
ˌsaɪtəʊˈtæksɪs
epistaxis
ˌɛpɪˈstæksɪs
heliotaxis
ˌhiːlɪəʊˈtæksɪs
homotaxis
ˌhəʊməʊˈtæksɪs
parapraxis
ˌpærəˈpræksɪs
parataxis
ˌpærəˈtæksɪs
phototaxis
ˌfəʊtəʊˈtæksɪs
phylaxis
faɪˈlæksɪs
phyllotaxis
ˌfɪləˈtæksɪs
praxis
ˈpræksɪs
prophylaxis
ˌprɒfɪˈlæksɪs
sparaxis
spəˈræksɪs
stereotaxis
ˌstɛrɪəˈtæksɪs
synaxis
sɪˈnæksɪs
tachyphylaxis
ˌtækɪfɪˈlæksɪs
taxis
ˈtæksɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AXIS

axinomancy
axiological
axiologically
axiologist
axiology
axiom
axiomatic
axiomatical
axiomatically
axiomatisation
axiomatization
axiomatize
axion
axis of diesel
axis of evil
axised
axisymmetric
axisymmetrical
axisymmetry
axite

WORDS THAT END LIKE AXIS

anatexis
apomixis
cathexis
deixis
hypercatalexis
lexis
major axis
minor axis
neutral axis
optic axis
orexis
polar axis
principal axis
pyxis
stylostixis
the Axis
x-axis
y-axis
z-axis
Zeuxis

Synonyms and antonyms of axis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «AXIS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «axis» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of axis
axle · pivot · shaft · spindle

Translation of «axis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AXIS

Find out the translation of axis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of axis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «axis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

eje
570 millions of speakers

English

axis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

धुरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محور
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ось
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

eixo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অক্ষ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

axe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Paksi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Achse
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumbu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trục
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அச்சு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अक्ष
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eksen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

asse
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вісь
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

axa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

άξονα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

as
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

axel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

aksen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of axis

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AXIS»

The term «axis» is very widely used and occupies the 4.949 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AXIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «axis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «axis» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about axis

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10 QUOTES WITH «AXIS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word axis.
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Jeb Bush
We awoke one morning in September, and the world lurched on its axis.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson
To take photographs means to recognize - simultaneously and within a fraction of a second - both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
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Charles de Gaulle
The sword is the axis of the world and its power is absolute.
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Max Heindel
Because of the revolution of the Earth upon its axis, a new degree of the zodiac rises every four minutes, and thus even the horoscopes of twins may differ considerably.
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Roman Jakobson
Every linguistic sign is located on two axes: the axis of simultaneity and that of succession.
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Jeffrey Kluger
Narcissism falls along the axis of what psychologists call personality disorders, one of a group that includes antisocial, dependent, histrionic, avoidant and borderline personalities. But by most measures, narcissism is one of the worst, if only because the narcissists themselves are so clueless.
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Robert Musil
On this thin, scarcely real and yet so perceptible sensation the whole world hung as on a faintly trembling axis, and this in turn rested on the two people in the room.
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David Rittenhouse
In order to know the true situation of a Planet at any particular time, the small set of balls are to be put each on its respective axis; then the winch to be turned round until each index points to the given time.
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Ernest Shackleton
I seemed to vow to myself that some day I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth, the end of the axis upon which this great round ball turns.
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Johannes Stark
We can in fact first place the beam of rays of moving positive atomic ions in a plane perpendicular to the axis in which we see the spectral lines emitted by them.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AXIS»

Discover the use of axis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to axis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Axis
Now, in Axis, Spin's direct sequel, Wilson takes us to the "world next door"—the planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals to support human life, and connected to Earth by way of the Arch that towers hundreds of miles over the ...
Robert Charles Wilson, 2007
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Secrets of 5-axis Machining
As the only book of its kind, Secrets of 5-Axis Machining will demystify the subject and bring it within the reach of anyone who is interested in using this technology to its full potential, and is not specific to one particular CAD/CAM ...
Karlo Apro, 2008
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Apache Axis Live: A Web Services Tutorial
This tutorial is a third generation Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) engine and an open-source Java framework for constructing and deploying interoperable XML transactions using SOAP. (Computer Books - General Information)
James Goodwill, 2004
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Axis of Convenience: Moscow, Beijing, and the New Geopolitics
Their relationship reflects a new geopolitics, one that eschews formal alliances in favor of more flexible and opportunistic arrangements. Ultimately, it is an axis of convenience driven by cold-eyed perceptions of the national interest.
Bobo Lo, 2009
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Structured Clinical Interview for Dsm-Iv® Axis II ...
The Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV Axis II Personality Disorders (SCID-II) is an efficient, user-friendly instrument that will help researchers and clinicians make standardized, reliable, and accurate diagnoses of the 10 DSM-IV ...
Miriam Gibbon, Robert L. Spitzer, Lorna Smith Benjamin, 1997
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Mastering the Kennedy Axis V: A New Psychiatric Assessment ...
Mastering the Kennedy Axis V: A New Psychiatric Assessment of Patient Functioning is a hands-on guide to using the Kennedy Axis V (K Axis).
James A. Kennedy, 2008
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Battleships: Axis and Neutral Battleships in World War II
Offers a history of the German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish battleships and cruisers of World War II, and provides specifications, plans, and technical information about each ship.
William H. Garzke, Robert O. Dulin, 1985
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User's Guide for the Structured Clinical Interview for ...
The User's Guide provides instructions on how to use the SCID-I effectively. It contains sections describing the rationale and structure of the SCID-I and detailed discussions on how to assess the specific DSM-IV criteria.
Robert L. Spitzer, Miriam Gibbon, Janet B. W. Williams, 1997
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AXIS: The Next Generation of Java SOAP
Despite the fact that AXIS is still in beta, the added speed and customizability means that many people are already deploying it in production systems.
S. Jeelani Basha, Romin Irani, 2002
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Literature from the 'Axis of Evil': Writing from Iran, Iraq, ...
The book includes works from Syria, Lybia, the Sudan, Cuba, as well as from Iran, Iraq, and North Korea.
Words Without Borders, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AXIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term axis is used in the context of the following news items.
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PartnerRe's Ex-CEO: Shareholders Should Vote Against AXIS
PartnerRe Ltd.'s former Chief Executive Officer Patrick Thiele said the reinsurer's shareholders should vote against a planned merger with AXIS ... «Insurance Journal, Jul 15»
2
Axis of Evil 2.0″, Targeting Russia, China, Iran, North Korea: The …
Axis of Evil 2.0″, Targeting Russia, China, Iran, North Korea: The Hidden ... drawn parallels to George Bush's 2002 “Axis of Evil” proclamation. «Center for Research on Globalization, Jul 15»
3
Revelstoke community projects benefit from Axis Mundi partnerships
Axis Mundi Festival is partnering with Revelstoke community groups to support local initiatives. They're partnering on a gleaning and canning ... «Revelstoke Mountaineer, Jul 15»
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Montana Couple Develops American-Made 5-Axis Desktop CNC …
If you're Matt (the machinist) and Michelle (the mechanical engineer) Hertel, you get what may be the world's first desktop-sized 5-axis CNC mill, and is certainly ... «Core77.com, Jul 15»
5
Thiele sought Partner CEO job before turning on Axis deal
The PartnerRe board rejected a request from former CEO Patrick Thiele to resume his old job and work on the Axis integration for more than ... «The Insurance Insider, Jul 15»
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MKM Partners Recommendation on Axis Capital Holdings Limited …
Equity Analysts at the MKM Partners downgrades the rating on Axis Capital Holdings Limited (NYSE:AXS). The brokerage firm has issued a ... «Insider Trading Report, Jul 15»
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An amazing open source 5-axis 3D printer built By University of Oslo …
He wanted a student to build a 5-axis machine with some sort of tool. Together we decided it would be interesting to try creating a 5-axis 3D ... «3ders.org, Jul 15»
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Axis Bank fetes its M-banking success
18 l customers; Rs 12K-cr worth of transactions. Reuters file photo. Every month, 80,000 customers of Axis Bank — one of the largest private ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
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PartnerRe Rebuked by Ex-CEO for Favoring Axis Deal Over Cash Bid
PartnerRe Ltd.'s former Chief Executive Officer Patrick Thiele said the reinsurer's shareholders should vote against a planned merger with Axis ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
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Should you invest in Axis Bank's Fixed Deposit Plus?
Earlier this week, Axis Bank Ltd launched a new fixed deposit (FD) scheme, Fixed Deposit Plus, that offers a higher rate of interest as compared ... «Livemint, Jul 15»

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