cross axle

noun

Definition of cross axle

1 : a shaft, windlass, or roller worked by levers at opposite ends (as in the copperplate printing press)
2 : a driving axle with cranks set at an angle of 90 degrees

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“Cross axle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross%20axle. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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