axel

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ax·el

noun, often capitalized \ˈak-səl, ˈäk-\

Definition of AXEL

:  a jump in figure skating from the outer forward edge of one skate with 112 turns taken in the air and a return to the outer backward edge of the other skate

Origin of AXEL

Axel Paulsen †1938 Norwegian figure skater
First Known Use: 1930

Ax·el

biographical name \ˈak-səl\

Definition of AXEL

Richard 1946– Am. biochem.

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