axle

noun ax·le \ ˈak-səl \
Updated on: 14 Nov 2017

Definition of axle

1 a :a pin or shaft on or with which a wheel or pair of wheels revolves
b (1) :a fixed bar or beam with bearings at its ends on which wheels (as of a cart) revolve
(2) :the spindle of such a beam
2 archaic :axis

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Origin and Etymology of axle

Middle English axel- (as in axeltre)

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AXLE Defined for English Language Learners

axle

noun

Definition of axle for English Language Learners

  • : a bar on which a wheel or a pair of wheels turns


AXLE Defined for Kids

axle

noun ax·le \ ˈak-səl \

Definition of axle for Students

:a pin or shaft on or with which a wheel or pair of wheels turns

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