Definition of axial
1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis
2a : situated around, in the direction of, on, or along an axisb : extending in a direction essentially perpendicular to the plane of a cyclic structure (as of cyclohexane) axial hydrogens — compare equatorial
axialityplay \ˌak-sē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
axiallyplay \ˈak-sē-ə-lē\ adverb
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The moon acts as an anchor, preventing the Earth from varying its axial tilt by more than a degree or two.
The midsummer, after all, is marked by ancient traditions hailing the planet’s special axial tilt toward our mother sun.
A special straw – called the S.T.R.A.W., which stands for Suction Tube for Reverse Axial Withdrawal -- was designed for the chain's limited-time Shamrock Shakes.
Nooner and his colleague William Chadwick had predicted that the half-mile-high Axial Seamount would erupt within 15 months, a forecast based on years of watching the volcano inflate and deflate.
The project’s headline innovation has been the use of computerized axial tomography, popularly known as CAT scans, which employ radio waves and magnetic fields to generate detailed internal images of the body.
For a more precise measurement, Cypess will scrutinize the 50 axial slices of the subject’s PET-CT scan.
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Medical Definition of axial
1: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an axis
2a: situated around, in the direction of, on, or along an axisb: extending in a direction essentially perpendicular to the plane of a cyclic structure (as of cyclohexane) axial hydrogens—compare equatorial
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