Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of ax and of axis.

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  • noun Plural form of axis.
  • noun Plural form of ax.
  • noun Plural form of axe.

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Examples

  • The maker of the breaching axes is Daniel Winkler who, for twenty years or more has been pre-eminent in the re-creation of frontier cutlery.

    More On Axes

  • The paper focuses on three main axes of future progress †true broadband support, personalized media, and distributed control.

    New White Paper from EU: Networked Media of the Future « ResourceShelf

  • The Mexico City we know today began as a rough sketch of an urban plan - attributed to Alonso de García Bravo, one of Hernán Cortés 'henchmen - incorporating two main axes at 90 degrees to the central plaza, with streets following a grid formation.

    Urban Deconstruction

  • The Mexico City we know today began as a rough sketch of an urban plan - attributed to Alonso de García Bravo, one of Hernán Cortés 'henchmen - incorporating two main axes at 90 degrees to the central plaza, with streets following a grid formation.

    Urban Deconstruction

  • It’s not so simple as saying that the axis of evil points from behind the counter, or from the front of a cab (i.e. that the “origin” of the axes is the center of projection of a camera or anything so simple-minded).

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » Steve Mann on Cyborg Communities: Comments Wanted

  • People will grind their axes, that is inevitable, and politics may turn violent, but the worst can be avoided if competing interests and ambitions are balanced – which is possible, since there is enough to go around for everyone.

    Libya's revolutionaries have divisions to bridge | Ranj Alaaldin

  • Yeah, from my perspective, the axes are the wrong way round ...

    I'll get right on that.

  • You could call the axes "UNC" and "Dook" for all intensive purposes.

    runnin' the film projector, scorin' the ladies

  • There are four types or eight types in the newer version for a reason to do with the structure of the model, namely the axes of the graph.

    The Hidden Bartle Type

  • You end up with a nice little hypercube of data, where the axes are the input variables and the data points are the observed viscosity.

    Sciencemag on House E&C Hearing « Climate Audit

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