co·​ax·​i·​al | \ (ˌ)kō-ˈak-sē-əl How to pronounce coaxial (audio) \

Definition of coaxial

1 : having coincident axes
2 : mounted on concentric shafts

Other Words from coaxial

coaxially \ (ˌ)kō-​ˈak-​sē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce coaxial (audio) \ adverb

Examples of coaxial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are six pairs of analog RCA inputs, a 3.5mm aux in, and two optical and two coaxial digital inputs alongside USB and Ethernet. Jon Porter, The Verge, 7 Jan. 2021 Two optical and two coaxial digital inputs. HDMI-eARC input. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 17 May 2022 The turret is armed with the M35 105-millimeter main gun and a coaxial 7.62-millimeter machine gun. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 30 June 2022 For years, American households have largely relied on copper telephone wires or coaxial connections from cable companies to get online. Chris Velazco, Washington Post, 4 Aug. 2022 Optical and coaxial digital inputs enable the connection of devices such as TVs and media players. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 19 May 2022 Multiple layers of protection will guard against power surges coming through your coaxial TV cable, telephone/DSL lines, and home’s electrical outlets. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, 28 June 2022 This is a larger and heavier gun than coaxial machine guns on older tanks, which typically mount a 7.62-millimeter machine gun. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 14 June 2022 These inputs include optical, coaxial, USB-C inputs/outputs plus and RCA analog line-level inputs and outputs. Mark Sparrow, Forbes, 4 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of coaxial

1881, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Coaxial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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