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  1. (noun) A supporting shaft or member on or with which a wheel or a set of wheels revolves.
  2. (noun) The spindle of an axletree.
  3. (noun) Either end of an axletree.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. I did try a Mathews once but after shooting a 45inch axle bow then shooting a 33in axle bow showed me everything I needed to stick with my bear. - Speed Freaks?
  2. Is the rear axle is the best place for a balanced load? - Ford cargo truck?
  3. The front right wheel had been completely sheared from what Julia believed was called the axle. - Some Fun
  4. Among other things, they have demonstrated that ATP synthase can be compared to a molecular machine, whose rotating bent axle is driven in a step-wise process by "biological electricity" - that is, the flow of hydrogen ions. - The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1997 - Presentation Speech
  5. For example, the front axle is the same axle since 1924. - An Address by Sir Malcolm Campbell


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