Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a line with or in the direction of the axis; with reference to the axis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In relation to, or in a line with, an axis; in the axial (magnetic) line.

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  • adverb In relation to, or in a line with, an axis; in the axial (magnetic) line.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with respect to an axis

Etymologies

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axial +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Abstract: A galaxy is modeled as a stationary axially symmetric pressure-free fluid in general relativity.

    Experiments in Non-Relativistic Modified Newtonian Dynamics (MOND)

  • He's got stuff you can't get anywhere else and is constantly adding new items, like axially - and diametrically-magnetized NIB wedding rings and radially-magnetized ring magnets.

    Boing Boing

  • These concentration changes are enhanced by inducing the gas to circulate axially within the cylinder.

    Nuclear fuel cycle

  • An axially-symmetric geometry can explain many basic features of core-collapse supernovae, but significant departures from axial symmetry are needed to explain most events.

    Astronomers Find Type Ia Supernova Just Waiting to Happen | Universe Today

  • These concentration changes are enhanced by inducing the gas to circulate axially within the cylinder.

    Uranium enrichment

  • What appears to be a shallow parting extends axially along the spine and between the buttocks [in adjacent image, note the demarcated buttocks and apparent wear on the buttocks].

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • What appears to be a shallow parting extends axially along the spine and between the buttocks [in adjacent image, note the demarcated buttocks and apparent wear on the buttocks].

    Frame 352, and all that

  • None of the columns would have been axially lined up.

    Debunking the Controlled Demolition Theory

  • The fact is that columns have to be axially (in line and centered) aligned to support the weight of the building above.

    Debunking the Controlled Demolition Theory

  • The outer ring of the bearing is axially fixed inside a pipe which must be opened on a lathe.

    1. Preface

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