axis

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'axis', 'Axis': /ˈæksɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈæksɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(aksis)


Inflections of 'axis' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
axises
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (For the deer)
axes
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (All other usages)
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axis

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the axis of Earth
  2. the tilt of Earth's axis
  3. the axis of [rotation, spin, symmetry]
  4. change the axis of [rotation]
  5. rotates [on, around] its axis
  6. [parallel, perpendicular] to the axis of [rotation]
  7. along the [x, y, z] axis (of the graph)
  8. [plotted, charted] on the [x] axis
  9. The [line, plot] approaches the [x] axis.
  10. label the graph's axes
  11. the [vertical, horizontal] axis
  12. the [north-south, east-west] axis
  13. the axis of evil
  14. the Axis versus the Allies
  15. the Axis in World War II
  16. an [Anglo-American, European-Middle East] axis
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