Definition for Axle (-s)

axle (-s), n. [ME < ON axel-tre.] (webplay: turn, tree, wheels).

  1. Pole; magnetic center line around which a heavenly body revolves.
  2. Bar; hub; slender shaft of metal on which a wheel turns.
  3. Circuit; gyration; compass point; rotation around an axis; cycle of mechanical parts; [fig.] passage of time.

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